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A Misunderstanding

In the seventies, I worked for a small pharmaceutical company in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. When the [...]

Subscription Madness

It seems the world’s finally gone mad. No, I’m not talking about extremist Islam or [...]

Kindle Text-to-Speech is SCARY

I finally plucked up the courage to turn on Text-to-Speech on my kindle. (Press the [...]

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Another Massive Writing Scam

Read David Gaughran’s post about this massive scam designed to separate aspiring writers from their [...]

Know Your Reader

A friend handed me this quotation today: “Writers really shouldn’t feel obliged to explain. Things [...]


On reviews for indie authors

I was going to compose a post on this subject, but Riley Banks beat me [...]

Why Self-publish? A Primer

I won’t go into this subject too deeply as it’s been covered in excruciating detail [...]


Scrivener and NaNoWriMo

I was going to attempt NaNoWriMo, and got clearance from all three relevant committees: the [...]