Category Archives: Observations

Living in a fantasy world

When I opened my curtains this morning onto a non-descript autumn day, I found a rainbow waiting outside my window. Traditionally my view is nothing spectacular: a road, and houses in all directions. If I’m really lucky I might get … Continue reading

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Do Your Research: A Guide to Avoiding Trouble.

I’m working with some amazingly dedicated small presses across on SFFWorld, and they are dedicated to getting the job right. Small but Mighty, a feature due to go live later this week, was set up to highlight that fact, and … Continue reading

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The Value of Words

Words are everywhere. We don’t realise just how much we use them, even when there aren’t any actively visible. We need them to communicate, to talk and of course, to insult one-another on Facebook. They are the hidden force behind … Continue reading

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Gratitude on an Epic Level.

The fantasy world’s 2016 started with G R R Martin telling the world, “I’m not done yet.”I can’t imagine the amount of stress the post must have caused him. He must have felt the weight of every word he typed, … Continue reading

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Thank you 2015…

Uh-huh…it’s that end of the year post. It’s in our nature to reflect and move forward, make a bucket of resolutions that we utterly fail to keep. I won’t be doing any of that. Instead a thank you to those … Continue reading

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