Author’s Note: As you all know, I’m in the business of making things up. However, real life can be just as extraordinary. Here is my latest conversation with a WordPress friend regarding her blog post and its redistribution. I use an app called Buffer. The conversation went as follows.
Author’s Note: I was recently treated to an app that makes scripts from your notes. I have found this a real joy to use as I can pour myself into dialogue whenever I like and the whole thing comes out clean for later use. In fact, I can’t stop. Here is a little scene from […]
Author’s Note: This is a scene I have decided not to use from my latest Steampunk Fantasy. The beautiful Miss Grace Grace has fallen foul of the evil Sir Magnus Monk, or so he thinks. ￼ “I prefer the subtle prod, the suggestive wink, the perfect persuasion. Life is too short to wallow in misery […]
￼ “The most fun I’ve ever had with a teacup was kicking one up in the air like a football for as long as I could.” “A teacup?” “Yes, a teacup.” “How many keep-ups did you manage?” “How many what?” “Keep-ups. That’s what they call it when you keep a football in the air. I […]
￼ "I'll never forget stepping onto the summit of Mount Everest, the world at my feet, reaching for God's hand." "It was a small, Welsh hill and even then you got a nose bleed." "That's not how I remember it and I've a photographic memory." "Yeah, it's often negative and like the rest of you, […]
“It’s a blackbird.” “It’s a seagull.” “I know why you’d say that, but you’re wrong. It’s an albino blackbird.” “It’s a seagull.” “No, it’s a blackbird without pigment.” “It’s a seagull.” “I assure you, as a practising ornithologist, that’s a blackbird.” “Then why’s it eating a fish?” “Must be hungry.”
"I'd compare you to a feather duster because wherever you go you leave things sparkling." "Thanks, I think!" "And me? What household item would I be?" "I don't know." "Go on." "I'm not sure." "Go on!" "Alright, I'd compare you to a vacuum cleaner." "Because I'm tidy?" "Because you suck."