Category Archives: Writing

Having a bad day

Just got the feedback from the publisher on my new book. Great feedback. But essentially it’s a f%$£@!g re-write. That’s my friend on my right. She’s having a bad day too.

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Time that’s wasted is not wasted time

I suppose if you’re writing a book about wasting time, empty spaces, messing around and doing nothing at all it goes without saying that you need to waste time, gaze into space, mess about and do nothing at all. I … Continue reading

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OMG, I just finished a book

Not 100% true. It’s finished in the sense that I hit the required word count, very mechanical, but it still needs a very big polish. The image above is London, which I’m finding far more condusive to writing. Weirdly, less … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

Actually, it’s more the change of location that’s made a difference. I’m finally back in the zone with the book. Writing like a demon…

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Writing Places

This sits alongside my last post, perhaps. I’m looking out of a window at 39,000 feet thinking about what the lack of oxygen outside might be doing to my brain. I’m wondering why my mind is wandering and puzzling how … Continue reading

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The evolution of writing (and perhaps thinking)

Just working on the next issue of What’s Next. Here’s a sneaky peak… Text messages were originally invented so that operators could test the early mobile phone networks. Now there are about 20 billion text messages circumnavigating the globe each … Continue reading

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Naked Writing

I received an email from friend (a company in Australia) the other day saying that a more natural tone/voice was finding its way into corporate communications. It don’t know if that’s true, but judging by the response I’m getting from … Continue reading

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