Or how I went faintly mad over the case of the curly quote and ended up exactly where I began
I continued my bid to become a ‘real’ reader again with this visceral sci-fi chiller from Scott Sigler – a sort of Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, but with blood and guts turned up to 11.
February was some distance from being my most productive month (that’s shorthand for: it was fairly rubbish). I did however, make a start on a significant project.
In my recent blog post about my new writing workflow, I touched briefly on the role that Evernote plays, and more or less left it at that. For those of you who want to know more, here’s some further detail about how I’ve gone about trying to make Evernote both useful and manageable.
Now that I’ve settled (more or less) into my morning shift routine, I’ll be using these monthly update slots to provide a general update on my writing activities. While most of my writing happens in the mornings, this will allow me to legitimately include updates on my blog posts, which normally happen in lunchtimes or evenings.
After 20 years of semi-ironic obsession, I finally got to see Roxette live. But after all the missed opportunities and anticipation, the memories I took home from the night were not the ones I expected to have.
Warning: this review will be rife with spoilers. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of sitting through Kingsman: The Secret Service I strongly suggest you (a) do so and (b) don’t come back here until you have.
One of my great unstarted projects for the last five years has been to crack on with writing my first(ish) novel. This week I finally laid down my first words …
One of the things I’ve been meaning to do with this blog is write more reviews. I’ve read a handful of great books over the last few years, all of which deserved to have some written in their praise, but I typically ended up leaving it too late; to the point where all I could really recall was “Oh, I really liked that book!” In an effort to avoid making that same mistake this year, here’s a few words about a book I finished the other day.