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Monthly Archives: November 2017
I had never heard of Kennings before I joined Mello-Elo and her group for Monday Coffee this morning, so please excuse my amateurish first attempt. It is a riddle. When you’ve guessed what it is, please hop across time and … Continue reading
In The Dark by Mark Billingham My rating: 4 of 5 stars Violent criminals, big and small; some of them teenagers believing that they are much bigger than they actually are. London police, some straight and some crooked. This book … Continue reading
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? Hello everyone. I hope all is well with you. I’m back today after a busy week at work and a busy week from writing. I’m at 38,871 total words on my latest MS. Even though I’m…
Although I believe that “Black Friday” is just a marketing invention to dupe the masses into accepting an extra sale period, I am entering into the spirit. For just one day only, on 24th November *, you will be able … Continue reading
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Or trousers for that matter, if you’re from the UK. I went with pants for the title simply because most of you, dear readers are American. Anyway, the burning question: why are these words so brazenly…
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery by Garr Reynolds My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are over four thousand reviews of this book on Goodreads, so it is unlikely that I can say anything fresh about … Continue reading
This is a poem that I learnt at school when I was eight. You can imagine my mother’s horror when my little sister, aged six at the time, returned from a friend’s birthday party, and the conversation went something like … Continue reading
Four years after I wrote When Pleasure Blooms, along comes the perfect poetic synopsis. Thank you for Unfurling the Bloom in such a sensitive and sensual manner, Elan Mudrow!