Good morning! So what was for breakfast? Skipped it? You’ll be starving by 10, the chocolate machine won’t give you any change you know it. How’s that coffee queue? There’s nothing worse than standing in line for 15 minutes while some numpty at the front can’t decide what size of gingerbread latte they need is […]
It has been a while since I updated the blog. Forgive me, I’ve been working away like a maniac on The Novel. Re-writing, editing, tweaking not to mention planning out books two and three, and a dissertation for the next academic year. For so long now my writing desk has been organised chaos – notes, […]
How do I know I’m done with the book? That question is one that wouldn’t go away. Is it finished? Is it ready for eyes other than my bloodshot, caffeine reinforced vision? Should there be this? What if my second chapter doesn’t work? How about I muck around on the net more? (SpikedMcgrath.com has a […]
Christmas, that snippet of time when the mass majority of the world is busy being themselves, not focusing on work, not trying to be something they think they must be. Tools are downed, and merriment commences. That or the obligatory family feud, ruining the festivities like wine on the new carpet. We all have good […]
20th November. Twitter went mad, the local press lost the plot (more so than usual). Hull named City of Culture 2017.http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/50-reasons-Hull-UK-City-Culture-2017/story-20116239-detail/story.html I secretly hoped that the minds behind the bid would succeed. I am so glad they did. I hope they are enjoying their hangovers.