Tag Archives: Writing

Heading into the weekend with some old ideas

I think this album came out in 1973 and I have loved it ever since.  I have been round the world since then, raised a family, been married twice, work as a teacher, a salesman, a retailer, a farm hand, … Continue reading

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Two short poems

On learning to ride; Women. Sylvia Pike Had a bike, Until she met Mike. Then she bought a trike.   Broken Heart I will diminish and Go West, Wearing a string vest, And have a good long rest If I … Continue reading

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The Monk’s advice to a bunch of Fairies.

They sat in a lovely Fairy Circle, with the Monk E at one corner, confusing the dimensions of the place. The Fairies had enjoyed the tale as far as the bit about the 4th and 5th dimensions, as they really … Continue reading

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Dealing with Critics

I got it again recently. Criticism. “Your books just aren’t funny” “Your writing is crap” “My five year old can do better than that” I am sure every writer has had this kind of criticism.  And it usually hurts most … Continue reading

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Gibberish

I do find it hard to believe, but this is something I copied from a website.  It was an attempt at selling me something… ” fifteen-story Yurkovsky, December for with realized was I was knew examined front by the his … Continue reading

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10 Authors who dealt with Rejection.

  You and I love to write. It’s a special gift and a privilege we have creating story’s, sometimes just for ourselves, for our families and friends. But we all reach the point when we believe in what we write … Continue reading

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Daft Elves and Time Travellers

“You’re on the ball now!” Wayne adjusted his underwear and sat more comfortably. “Do you know about the Witch King?” enquired Wayne, with a slight look of pain in his eye; though it may just have been  a tear of … Continue reading

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Prelude: That what must it be.

Two Black holes collided and ate each other without really affecting the fabric of Space-Time, though that has nothing to do with our story. There is a disturbance in the River of Time, wallowing through the sludgy rising tides in … Continue reading

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“Who finds hundreds of mysteries, Even where minds are deranged?” Rumi

  This is from the start of the second book in the ‘Fairy Hanny’ series. “Trans-Uranic Elements: The Dark SIde of Uranus”

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University Twerps

There were just things that drove me mad. It was the posh boys that did it. You see, they had failed at school and all of their rich mates had gone on to study in the 18th Century at Oxford … Continue reading

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