[Yes, I've had this up before, and I tried to reblog it, but it didn't work, so you get to see it again, as it was in the beginning ...] Finally, a word that is truly mine from the Daily Post! Cranky! That's me, you see. C-R-A-N-K-Y Critter. Me. In a nutshell. A cranky critter. … Continue reading Yeeeee-haaaaaa
This is serious! Don’t laugh … I dare you …
Be good, be good, be always good,
And now & then be clever,
But don’t you ever be too good,
Nor ever be too clever;
For such as be too awful good
They awful lonely are,
And such as often clever be
Get cut & stung & trodden on by persons of lesser mental capacity, for this kind do by a law of their construction regard exhibitions of superior intellectuality as an offensive impertinence leveled at their lack of this high gift, & are prompt to resent such-like exhibitions in the manner above indicated — & are they justifiable? alas, alas they
(It is not best to go on; I think the line is already longer than it ought to be for real true poetry.)
— Mark Twain
Last week saw the finalisation of Picquet. It's done. Published (and on half-price at Smashwords - July only - just in case you didn't know) - with an excerpt at WattPad. Now, that's all well and good, but ... what next? I've struggled with the Wild Hunt story and can't find the passion that's needed. And … Continue reading The Search Is On
It's a rare treat. A lovely, luscious sensation that melts in your mouth like a dream, that rolls over your tongue like a wave of sinful satin, that surges your heart from normal rhythm to on-the-way-to-heaven bells. The smell will wake you from sleep like a lover who knows your deepest desires. Chocolate. I have … Continue reading I’m Going to Eat Chocolate Today …
The moment has come. Picquet is published. The e-book is out there. And Smashwords has it half-price for the July Summer-Winter Sale. A new world, a dangerous place mistakenly assessed as suitable for human colonisation. An inexperienced corporal must lead a motley group of civilians to the only possible point of extraction. Mistake, or exile? Corporal … Continue reading It’s A-Live!!!
That's Review, Revise, Rewrite (not the aaaaaarrrrrrsss you were thinking!). This is the last day (a bit hopeful there, but always the optimist) of that stage for the new story - Picquet. It always takes a while - in the beginning, it was about a week (or two), now it's down to three days. Yep … Continue reading Three R’s And a New —–!