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Talk Like a Pirate Day

In case you didn’t know today, September 19th, is the annual Talk Like a Pirate Day. Why Sept 19th? Blowed if I know. Why NOT Sept 19th? Anyhow, just because I like pirates, here’s a long piratey snippet from On A Lee Shore: Amidships the party was getting rowdy as the musicians sawed, pounded, or […]

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I’ve been busy for the past month editing and revising my pirate novel “On A Lee Shore” and, wouldn’t you know it, the damn thing has got bigger instead of shrinking. This is because as I read it through I’ve realised that I have missed out bits that I knew about the characters that the […]

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I don’t know – I think these stories are cursed. The past week has been painfully slow progress and now I’ve shot myself in the foot by buying some work of reference that should make the stories much richer and more relevant to the period. Reading is great fun but it aint writing and so […]

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