Month: December 2015

Resolutions and Other Irritations

              As my mate John Lennon used to say (when we were in The Beatles together), “Another year over – a new one just begun”. So as the New Year approaches, I’ll be making a few resolutions. Or not, as the case may be. In fact, what I’ll actually…

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This Year Winding Down Now…

Misquoting Dylan Thomas is as good a way as any to start one of my final posts of 2015. As the year draws to a close, it’s always useful (I like to think) to look back on all my achievements in the last twelve months. Naturally, I wouldn’t be doing this if I hadn’t achieved…

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Blackwater Lake by Maggie James

Blackwater Lake Back from his idyllic life in Crete, Matthew is somewhat disinclined to spend time at his family home – with a house chock-full of junk and rubbish, his mother’s hoarding habit holds only negative memories. Inevitably, he can’t avoid it forever, but discovering his mother is dying, turns out to be only the…

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Paperback Writer – Making Books

While thousands of Indie authors get published via the eBook route, thousands more are venturing into the world of paperbacks. Over recent months I’ve been seeing more and more blog posts about one of the popular options – Createspace – so I thought it was time I found out a bit more… Createspace is an…

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