Monthly Archives: February 2012

Overtaken in the slow lane

I recently read “The Tiger’s Wife” b y Tea Obreht, lent to me by a friend who’d read it as part of her book club.  I wasn’t entirely keen on reading it as it seemed a bit worthy but once … Continue reading

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Access Denied or Transference?

“…but you are plastic – so are your brains”  (MM)   Having working through all the so-called promotional actions in the last couple of months, it was time yesterday to start thinking of a new set of orders for myself … Continue reading

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Sinking without a trace

Commences is dying a death on Authonomy.  The whole idea, I think, is to go and sell myself to others in the Authonomy community.  Read their stuff, comment on it, ask others to read your stuff – preferably others who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Remix by Lexi R

This book is so bad I couldn’t be bothered to review it properly on Amazon.  It’s so lightweight it makes a feather look gravitationally challenged.  There is a place in the world for lightweight books, for thin plots, for paint-by-numbers … Continue reading

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Lost In Alter Space

Since I started blogging, tweeting, facebooking, promoting, reviewing, uploading, commenting, liking, following, friending, mailing, researching and every other internet thing you can think of, I’ve found myself lonelier than ever.  I’m always lonely as a writer but now I’m feel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

I hated The Time Traveller’s Wife so only took this off the library shelf to find out whether I would hate this too.  It was a nice surprise to discover that it’s so good, it could have been written by … Continue reading

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Writing Ultra

“sick sick sick”  (MM)   Ultra first started life as a short story, a really sick one about a girl in a mental institution who, I seem to recall, wandered about in pyjamas with daisies on them.  I’ve forgotten the … Continue reading

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