Monthly Archives: April 2012

But so sore did abe ite ivvy’s holired abbles…

Aimlessly surfing the ether, I came across a few pictures of sand. I’m not usually impressed by sand, unless it’s white, stretches forever besides a deep blue sea and I have a tequila in my hand. My only recent encounter … Continue reading

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THE UNSPEAKABLE EVIL OF EDITING

So, there you are. Your novel is finished. You admire it, congratulate yourself on finishing it and then arrive at editing. Editing a novel is like killing a puppy, but much more messy. I should mention that I have never … Continue reading

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ARE YOU BLOCKED?

It was a dark, November night. The sort of night when there are no stars and the air is choked with the smell of old bonfires. We sat in the conservatory with a bottle of Australian Shiraz and watched a … Continue reading

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