Tag Archives: Tallis Steelyard

Funny way to write a book! ~ Jim Webster

Reblogged from Jim Webster: As the late, great Samuel Johnson once said, “No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.” It’s all well and good writing a book, how the dickens are you going to get anybody to … Continue reading

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Cartographically challenged ~ Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster) on tour with THREE new books…

People will remember that I do sometimes lecture at the University here in Port Naain, and over the years I must have taught numerous young people. Perhaps I ought to merely say that they were exposed to my wit and … Continue reading

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Noteworthy ~ Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster) on tour with two new books…

Far be it from me to mock musicians. After all, some of them are competent, accomplished, excellent company and masters of their art. Indeed I would swear to this in a court of law, because I’ve worked with all three … Continue reading

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The danger of losing one’s shirt ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard, who is on a blog tour: I have noticed over the years that young ladies who are brought up with a litter of older brothers tend to exhibit certain masculine traits. Prominent among them are a … Continue reading

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“Gentlemen behaving badly” ~ Tallis Steelyard guests at Writers Co-Op

Reblogged, a story from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard, who guests at Writers Co-Op: The blame for this whole sad episode I lay most firmly at the feet of Mutya Ardlevice, daughter of Calthrop Ardlevice. Old Calthrop himself was a … Continue reading

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Vegetating?… ~ Tallis Steelyard (and a new book or two by Jim Webster)

The Arcade Market in the Commercial district is not the most prestigious of the markets in Port Naain. One will not find the truly exotic, but there again one will not find the grossly overpriced either. It provides decent quality … Continue reading

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Jim Webster ~ Pontifications along a road less travelled, when things get out of hand.

Reblogged from Jim Webster: I learned long ago that people don’t read blogs about authors going on about the trials and tribulations of being authors. The world at large tends to cast a jaundiced eye in their direction and suggests, … Continue reading

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And occasionally, something new? – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard… a request from the poet himself… Never let it be said that Tallis Steelyard is one of those ‘artists’ who sits sighing in his garret, bewailing his fate and wondering why his literary endeavours appear to … Continue reading

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Amateur dramatics – Tallis Steelyard

The turn of the year always brings memories. You think back across the years and remember the people who are no longer with us. For me the end of the year is largely focussed around the Society of Minor Poets. … Continue reading

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Nobody does it like that any more from Tallis Steelyard

How does one promote a book? This question continued to nag at me as I went about my business in Port Naain. How on earth was I going to live up to my promise to ensure ‘A Bad Penny’ gained … Continue reading

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