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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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Update and upgrade.

After the problem I experienced at the beginning of the month with hacking – you really don’t want to know what happened, believe me – I decided to do my day to day blogging at a WordPress site. This can be found here and I will mirror posts on this site if I think they […]

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You’ll find masses of comment elsewhere about the importance of historical accuracy in historical novels and normally I give it a thumbs up and a well said. But right now I’m cussing myself because I can’t find out what a particular building looked like in 1928. I may have to [shock horror] guess a bit. […]

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Done!

I hope – possibly. My story “Alike as Two Bees” is finished apart from being sent to my beta so she can tell me what I still need to do. It is almost twice as long as the first draft and I’m expecting to have to cut some of it. I’m sure there are bits […]

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Mea culpa

Mea culpa maxima – or rather the bug I’ve had is culpable for making me feel like I’ve had a head full of soggy weetabix. For the past couple of weeks I haven’t done much writing at all. 🙁 But I’ve read a lot [Perfect Score by Sue Robuck *nods* try it, it’s very good, […]

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