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Planning a Short Story: Case Study of ‘Wrong Side of the Bed’

In my time at the Geek Mart, I’ve produced 15 booklets, each with a short story in them similar in style to Wrong Side of the Bed and I’m often asked two things: 1. ‘Did you write all of these?’ (usually by … Continue reading

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A Re-Brand, Version 1.0

Two years ago, I stopped updating my website. Shocker, I know. Who has a website for two years and doesn’t update it once? The answer, unfortunately, is someone who stopped paying attention to what he wanted. That feels like a … Continue reading

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On Podcasting

Over the past year, I’ve grown a bit of a fancy for podcasts. I was addicted to Serial the moment it entered my life, and now I spend an inordinate amount of my time catching up on older episodes of … Continue reading

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Master and WriMo: Day 15 of NaNoWriMo

I’ve had a busy week. That’s a nice way to start a post, right? I was busy, and I wrote 16K. That’s an even better way to start the post, and it gives some clarification as to what I might … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 8: How to Survive the Next Three Weeks

When I first attempted NaNoWriMo, way back in 2008, I had never written so much in so little time. I was seventeen years old, in the middle of my final year of school, and I had only ever completed one … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 6: 25K

There’s no point hiding this fact, given that it’s on the NaNoWriMo site at the moment: I reached 25K tonight. Here’s the email the organisers sent when I updated my word count: Isn’t it glorious? I’ll admit, I’m more than … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 1: 10K or Biscuits

Yesterday, I attended the Dublin pre-NaNoWriMo meet-up, which provided an opportunity to both meet new authors, and place a bet with a couple. The stakes: reach 10,000 words on Day 1, or pay the forfeit of a packet of biscuits … Continue reading

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