Category: Odds and Ends

This is a collection of posts that don't fit under the Writing Review or Inspiration category.

Oct 31

Five London Horror Stories

Happy Halloween. In the spirit of Halloween I will give you five horror stories and urban legends from old  London town. Enjoy!

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Oct 26

Runners up for Metamorphose’s Magazine (Volume Two)

Hello everyone, As you may have seen from my Facebook and Twitter posts, my short story The Orc is the first runner up in the Fantasy Short Story category in Metamorphose’s Magazine, issue two.

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Oct 08

Inspiration: Street Art

Last week this status was placed on the fourth plinth on Trafalgar Square. The statue is called Really Good and was created by artist David Shrigley. it is suppose to bring a positive vibe to the city but it’s received mixed reviews on social media. Personally I’m not a fan but I’m not normally an art person. …

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Aug 28

Fiftieth Post

This website has been running for just over a year and has reached fifty posts. This post is just to mark the occasion. You might have seen this tweet I created a while back… Yes, I have ideas for future posts planned for the next twelve months. Apart from last minute posts such as reviewing a best seller, …

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Jun 05

Word count and end of the first draft

It’s time to answer the lifelong question… is bigger better? The longest book I could find is called In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust and is 1,267,069 words/3,031 pages/9,609,000 characters. I think the longest book I’ve read is Lord of the Rings The Complete Series which is 455125 words (or there about). I …

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Apr 24

Adaptation article published.

Hello everyone, Do you remember my post on adaptation from November of last year? I’m happy to say that the magazine company Kishboo contacted me about the article and yesterday published it on their website. You can read it here

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Jan 16

New Year’s Resolutions

I feel like this.

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Jan 02

Doctor Who’s The Husbands of River Song, Sherlock’s The Abominable Bride Review and The 2015 Annual Report

Happy New year! I hope you had a successful 2015 and wish you an even better 2016. For me the two TV highlights over the Christmas and New Year Season have been Doctor Who’s The Husbands of River Song and Sherlock’s The Abominable Bride. Let’s review: Be warned Major Spoilers below!

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Dec 23

Merry Christmas and Hibernation

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is enjoying the festive season with their family and friends.  We put the the Christmas tree and decorations last week so it feels like Christmas now. Some people say Christmas starts in December, other say it’s when you see the Coca Cola advert on TV, for me it’s when the …

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Oct 18

On Uni

You hear a lot of horror stories about University and some of those stories are true. I knew a friend of a friend who spent £1994 in Wetherspoons over the period of two nights. Needless to say he dropped out of Uni soon afterwards. The media portrays events like this all the time In films …

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