Monthly Archives: May 2015

Small dog’s log… supplemental

You’ve heard of Aristotle and of Edgar Allan Poe, The Iliad by Homer, I am very sure you know, And Beowolf is famous and there’s Coleridge as well And Lang on Scottish history, but here’s a tale to tell… The … Continue reading

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Serial kid-producer reveals top 10 reasons not to have kids

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. I was lying awake last night, trying to memorize the feeling of everything being right with my family. We’re all healthy, happy, and remarkably satisfied with…

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The PA and the High Court Judge

No, that isn’t the title of some sleazy, top-shelf novel, but a signal victory for the Publishers Association as the High Court upholds their application and grants a blocking order requiring the major UK internet service providers to prevent access … Continue reading

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Fragments of memory

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
I took a slight detour on the way back today, driving through an area we used to live. When we first moved south, about 25 years ago now, we walked everywhere, exploring the towns…

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Laughter Lines: FREE download: Authors and Bloggers Against Piracy

“But… my tennis ball launcher!” the small dog exclaimed, “That will mean that it’s further away!” “But small dog,” I told her, “just see it like this, If it’s pirated no-one will pay! “It’s not as if book sales will … Continue reading

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Aliens and guillotines- 6 reasons to break the editing rules.

I was curious. Being a writer, I keep seeing articles about the editing software available online to help writers and, over coffee, I thought I would have a quick look. I browsed a number of them, duly pasting a chunk … Continue reading

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Laughter Lines: Life from the Tail End FREE download: Authors and Bloggers Against Piracy

Sites offering copies of pirated e-books now abound on the web. Authors work hard… writing alone demands time, energy and commitment, without proofing and editing… and, especially for the small press or Indie writer the work does not stop there. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The power of Quantum Thinking:
I have heard many times of people expressing their desire to do something radical to inspire others, to become a role model to follow.  Usually those people try to follow a life…

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