One of the topics of conversation doing the rounds on various blogs, usually asked by first time or emerging writers is, ‘why is editing a book so expensive?‘ Usually indicating they are, in all likelihood, going to (a) self-publish and (b) not have their work edited or, at the very least, not edited by a… Continue reading
There are any number of reason why you might decide a book is a meh read. One could be bad story telling on the part of the author, where a situation doesn’t ring true, or the characters do things that, quite frankly, strain all credibility, to say the least. This happens a lot for me,… Continue reading
Facts. What are the facts. Again, and again, ask yourself, what are the facts.
Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what the stars foretell. Avoid opinions, care not what the neighbours think, never mind the unguessable, or ‘Verdict of History‘ —ask, what are the facts, and to how many decimal places.
You pilot always into the unknown future, facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
— Robert A. Heinlein
Our binge-watching marathons continues apace. After we gobbled up 2 seasons of the Euro-centric co-production, THE TUNNEL, and watched the mini series, TRIANGLE, starring Sam Neil—which, by the way, was a silly bit of fun where the American Navy are trying to close a breech in space time created by the Philadelphia Experiment (which may,… Continue reading
It’s tough in the morning when you get up before the sun does and your partner stares at you for a second, and then says, “Do you know what, you have Tom Selleck’s eyebrows.”
Sigh, sure, let’s go with that today …
My sister breaks things. It’s a fact—a family fact. She doesn’t just break ordinary things like you or I might do; dishes, glassware, bones in our body, no. My sister breaks things like, the internet. What? Oh, okay, so maybe it wasn’t her, per se, who caused Google to have a nervous breakdown the other… Continue reading