Category Archives: Writing News

Writing That Risks

It’s not often that a book comes out sooner than promised – usually it is quite the opposite, as publishers and editors trot out a huge list of excuses for unforseen delays. A while back I sold a story to … Continue reading

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Music – In My Life

I have a story appearing in a forthcoming anthology entitled Song Stories Volume 1 and the editor requested that the writers blog about how music affected their lives and link to http://www.songstorypress.com/1/post/2013/03/blog-hop.html. As music is a part of my life every … Continue reading

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Something New Under The Sun?

I received an interesting email from Harper Collins the other day. Startlingly, it contained something new (to me) and on top of that the idea was actually interesting and unusual. Now perhaps I’m simply beeing naive and have allowed the … Continue reading

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Two out of two

I have mentioned before – here – that I am writing a novel at present. One of the side-effects is that everything seems to be giving me short story ideas. Normally this would be a good thing, but it’s really … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Favourite Cost – It’s Free

For the first time I have put a short story up on my site. It’s an experiment in more ways than one. Firstly, will anyone be bothered to look. Secondly, it’s a story about a radio DJ (kinda) told virtually … Continue reading

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So It Begins…

I’m using the cover of the Transtories anthology (Aeon Press, Dublin, 2011)  as an ‘icon’ because I feel more closely involved in this project than any other anthology with which I have been involved. The editor was Colin Harvey who … Continue reading

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