Friday, March 31, 2006
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
This is what progress looks like ...
The provisional title is Depth Charge.
The plot is loosely based on local government corruption.
Gotta get on now ... got some bureaucratic arse to kick ... I can tell I'm going to enjoy this ...
Sunday, March 12, 2006
I'm trying ... but it's trying ...
'So why are you sitting there blogging?' shrieks Jen.
'Get back into your own world,' I reply.
'No!' Jen says, 'Your world and my world are one and the same. So stop making excuses, stop blogging, and start typing. Blimey, you haven't even got a title for this 5th book, have you?'
'Maybe. I have a few ideas ...'
'Huh! What you have is an ability to raise displacement activity to an artform.'
'Look, I'm having a hard time, right? Don't have a go at me. I've got enough on my plate without my fictional creations ranting at me!'
'Your fault, matey. You created me but I'm out there now and it's too late for regrets.'
'Oh, all right then ...'
Wednesday, March 01, 2006
I did manage to get to a Society of Authors meeting re author websites earlier this week though. It was well-presented and interesting but to be honest, I felt a bit been there-seen it-done it. More than anything else, it proved what a brilliant job Aba has done on my site. (Like I needed proof!)
Call me childish if you like (you won't be the first) but I was amused by a notice on the inside of the toilet door when I was there. 'Do not put any foreign objects down the toilet.' As the venue was the Royal Overseas League, the choice of words tickled me ...