The Blog

A rare review.

A bit late sharing this review of my Mind Rubble short stories! 4.0 out of 5 starsWell worth a read 21 January 2018 Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase Mind bending is the word. A fairly random set of stories that are well worth a read. Some curious takes on God...

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A much delayed blog!

It’s the journey that counts! I’ve been retired for three years now and having more free time has allowed me to do more writing. One novel but now mainly short stories and poetry, although I have just completed a novella, which is in the formatting and editing stage...

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After Christmas a World of Guilt

Our world is an oil world. It’s an energy hungry beast of a world, consuming itself tail first. We started extracting oil from the earth only five generations ago and plastic came along only four generations ago. Mass produced plastic goods and packaging are even more...

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The Irritating Zen Master

Here is a taster. If you like it and feel hungry for more please feel free to buy a paperback or ebook.   If you are imagining that we are on our way to the temple for some ritual induction ceremony with priests, incense and chanting, you’d be wrong. There is no...

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We’re live at last!

January 2018 proved to be a bit over optimistic for our website to go live! Life events and other tasks overtook both Graham and but I can now say that we have both got the job done. I have put out an announcement about ‘going live’ onto my FB and LinkedIn pages to,...

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Finally finished

A big day today as I have finally managed to update my novel, short stories (volume 1) and poems (volume 1) onto my web site pages and links to Kindle all work. I’m ready to go live! Two new short stories are underway as is volume 2 of my poems.

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Nearly ready to go live!

Well my promise to complete my tasks re updating my profile and publishing is under way. Just uploaded my first short story collection to Kindle (with help from my mate and novel co-author Keith). Should be live in next 48 hours! And, I managed to change my profile...

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Its hard getting there!

Well we have had our website up and running since the summer of 2016 and as I sit here in January 2018 neither Graham or I are ready to publically launch this. I guess its a combination of many things but primarily being retired doesn't mean you have nothing to do. On...

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My route to writing

Puppet Messiah took over eight years to complete as my co-author, Keith Stevens and I were both in full time work and fitted in research and writing when we had time. Sadly the big London agency that signed us up with great promises failed to deliver and we both...

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Why Write? Chapter 1

The reality of my existence is, this morning, sitting in bed looking out of the window, feeling a cool breeze, hearing the drone of early traffic and gradually becoming aware of my body and conscious thoughts. I'm thinking about writing and what a strange thing it is...

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