Never Waste A Typo

Today is short story day, and SPOILER ALERT! If you read on, it’ll give away the punchline of this week’s story, so you might want to jump over and read it here first. You can always come back here later. It’s just a ramble about my terrible editing skills, anyway. SPOILER ALERT in case you […]

Everyone’s struggling right now. Funny how it comes in waves. Or maybe it doesn’t, but that’s what it feels like – everyone’s struggling. Every writer I know seems to be second-guessing themselves, wondering if they’ve got what it takes. If it’s even worth it, if they do. As if in the shift from summer to […]

It’s short story week, and we’ve been far too long without hearing from Beaufort! And if you don’t know who Beaufort, High Lord of the Cloverly Clan and thoroughly modern dragon is, you can catch up here. Otherwise read on for a few rambles, or catch his latest adventure here. Enjoy! One thing I have […]

You may have noticed that I’m fond of cats. There are a few things that give it away, like, oh, I don’t know – Layla having her own blog this week. And also maybe before. A couple of times. Plus there are my many, many short stories that involve cats. And then, if you’re on social media […]

As you already know, I’m not the biggest fan of aging gracefully. It seems a little overrated to me, and I figure I may as well continue as I mean to go on. However, there is some sage advice to be found in this video. I particularly love: “Cultivate younger friends, otherwise yours will all […]

Ah, Sunday. Time for this week’s collection of the weird and wonderful, where I share with you all the weird and wonderful things I’ve come across this week. Well, maybe not all of them. This is a PG site, after all.     The Paris Review: What’s Inspiration, Anyway? “You cannot write a poem until you […]

I have seen the future, and it is terrifying. Or at least I hope it’s the future, and not an upcoming documentary. Admittedly, I have seen books being sold by the metre, to really set off that new living room or landing, so maybe I shouldn’t be so quick to assume this is just for […]

It’s short story time, so head on over to this week’s offering here, or read on for some background, and a ramble about the things we miss when we move away. One of the things that you don’t think about, when you’re eighteen and heading out into the world, is that not everywhere will have […]

Another Sunday, another collection of oddities for you. I have to admit that I love some of the amazing things that can be discovered when trawling through t’interwebs, and this week I’ve gone for a rather mis-matched assortment of wonderful oddities. Read on!   Writing About Writing – 17 Rules I’m not a fan of […]