Yes. It is true. I am standing as a candidate to become a Councillor on Test Valley Borough Council, representing the Andover Harroway ward.
Also standing for the Green Party in this ward are Joy Mitchell and Laura Marriner.
It is time to have Green voices on the Council, so, if you live in this...Read more of this blog post »
Az olvasói szavazatok alapján az Aktus lett “Az év szórakoztató könyve” az Magyar Könyvek Viadalán! Ez a győzelem azt jelenti, hogy a tavalyi Bomlás-győzelmet idén megismételtük!Köszönöm a voksokat! :)Read more of this blog post »
You do know that if you cut a heart in the center of a pan of brownies, the heart lovingly releases all the calories into the air, right?
This is why I was able to eat four brownies, extra chocolate chips. This trick is how I keep my girlish figure. (That is a JOKE for those of you who have not me...Read more of this blog post »
Ancient scrolls often have mysterious gaps called lacunae that make part of their text seemingly lost forever. Missing material also thwarts consumers of modern newspapers and broadcasts, whose gaps we must overcome to understand the crises harming so many communities and families.
One such gap is...Read more of this blog post »
Kindle version, on Amazon.com, is only 99c, for today only! If you haven’t already bought it, now is the ideal time. And if you have, well, now is the ideal time to tell your friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances, hated enemies etc to grab a copy….
On the new book, Rise...Read more of this blog post »
This portrait of Elizabeth I in the 1590s is at Compton Verney which I visited this afternoon. Elizabeth loved wearing silver. Here is an extract from Tudor: The Family Story describing an audience with Elizabeth by a French ambassador during this period.Read more of this blog post »
This is supposed to be a funky cowl…
I’m learning how to knit.
Last weekend, I went to the first of two classes. Sitting on a slouchy sofa, I awkwardly gripped my bamboo needles and attempted to follow along with the instructor.
It felt really, really weird. Halfway through, I sighed, leaned bac...Read more of this blog post »
Recently, I published a post about how one of my author friends had his book rejected for sale here in the UK. Today I’d like to explore the wider issue of book censorship.
So why ban books? A number of justifications can be put forward. Moral reasons are often cited, with books bei... Read more of this blog post »
In my book, THE ROCK OF IVANORE, one of the main characters, Jayson, is an Agoran/human half-breed. Years earlier, when he was a young boy, encroaching human colonists and a royal decree forced the Agoran people off their native lands. They migrated to the swampy marshlands of Taktani where they... Read more of this blog post »
Sesame Street’s Don Music with a bust of William Shakespeare
I remembered them from my days as a twentysomething undergrad: certain “mature” post-secondary students heck-bent on sharing their wisdom and experience. They stalled lectures, dominating professors’ attention with “the adults are talkin...Read more of this blog post »
I have some BIG news forthcoming that I can’t wait to share. But lest you worry that my writer’s den is growing moss and cobwebs, I wanted to share that I spent the better part of the month working with editor Jerry Wheeler on a final draft of Banished Sons of Poseidon, the sequel to The Seventh...Read more of this blog post »
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I've just reached something of a milestone: On April 19, 2014, the kindle edition of Carmilla: The Wolves of Styria attained top spot on the Amazon U.K. Gay & Lesbian > Fiction > Horror Chart:
Twelve months... Read more of this blog post »
Coven and the Magic's Maze:
Crow Hill is a small quaint town with a big problem. Four frie... Read more of this blog post »
"It's a jungle out there... Read more of this blog post »
As I think many will know by now, my wife & I decided after much thought over a number of months, to return to Bangkok to live & work again in March 2015. It was not an easy decision, such life changes never are, b... Read more of this blog post »
How do you like the idea of sharing your ebooks for free? If you don't like it, if it doesn't sit well with you, then this blog post is not for you. There are as many ways to get the word out about your book as there are writers. What I'm doing with my books is not considered a traditional way of...Read more of this blog post »
The library did a beautiful job, setting up a semi circle in the auditorium (Something I'm embarr... Read more of this blog post »
“The shaking will stop
and the earthquake you became
will calm in my arms.”
— Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson
I have a childhood friend, living far away now, who swears she knows what’s going on in my life from my newest book. She is certainly right where Blueprints is concerned. During the early months of the writing, in real life I was gutting and redoing the bathroom off my bedroom – totally fitting w...Read more of this blog post »
[Raccogliamo e vi proponiamo tre belle recensioni di Cantalamappa apparse in rete negli ultimi giorni. La prima su Cultweek, la seconda sulla newsletter della Compagnia dei cammini, la terza sul sito Recensioni russe.] diGiuseppe Carrara Con l’Armata dei sonnambuli per Wu Ming, purtroppo, si chiu...Read more of this blog post »
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A few weeks ago, we gave some brave and wonderful bloggers a set of nail art instructions based on the cover of THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT by Melissa Grey.
We didn’t think it was fair for them to do it alone, so we tried it too! We also filmed the process and added some jazzy music, which k...
"Are you real?" the little child asked surprised.
The Unicorn nodded. The unearthly beauty was something the child had never witnessed. His mouth stayed wide open in amazement.
The Unicorn understood the human language. After all, how could he forget the long association with this much dreaded spe... Read more of this blog post »
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