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Review: Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the spirit of full disclosure, I should say that I have met [a:Leigh Bardugo|4575289|Leigh Bardugo|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1325565916p2/4575289.jpg]. We were on a panel at the 2014 Eurocon together. Leigh is … Continue reading

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The benefits of owning a cockatiel

As anyone who has read the blurbs about me knows, we own a cockatiel. His name is Noddy, and when he’s not treating my ear like it’s his arch nemesis, he’s pretty adorable. He is often the focus of guest … Continue reading

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Announcement!!

A lot of people have asked about buying copies of The Other System RPG scenarios. I always try to have a couple of copies at conventions, but this relies on me being there and people finding me. So now when … Continue reading

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Normal services have been resumed

For any of you who’ve been paying attention, you’ll have noticed me going quiet over the past few months. Unfortunately my health and other matters took priority. But now everything is awesome and normal services have been resumed. I’m excited … Continue reading

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Shamrokon – Day 2

Bright was the day and ungodly early was the hour when I raised myself for the second day of Shamrokon. The bus deposited me at the con with a little time to spare before the first panel, which is good, … Continue reading

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Hello internet, it’s been a while. I’ll be honest with you (because if you can’t be honest with a faceless mass of net users, who can you be honest with?) it’s not been a good week. You see internet, sometimes, … Continue reading

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Downtime

For the gamers among you, no, I’m not about to tell you what my character’s been up to, I’m talking about a different kind of downtime. I work pretty hard, at writing, at life, at that whole real life job … Continue reading

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Review: Skin Game

Skin Game by Jim Butcher My rating: 5 of 5 stars Dear Gods… I mean… It’s impossible to express how truly gob smacked I am by the latest Dresden Files instalment without giving away spoilers. This book started a bit … Continue reading

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Technology, why you no work for me?

*Spoiler squirrel alert for my wife and other people who have declared they don’t want to hear a single word about The Other Foe until they can read it. I also mention characters from The Other Whisper in case you … Continue reading

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Motivation (Or “Writing is Haaaaaaard!”)

Writing is hard, anyone who says differently is selling something, probably themselves. One of the hardest parts of writing (for me) is getting up everyday and moving forward with a project. Even when it’s sunny outside, even when Season 2 … Continue reading

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