Category Archives: On Writing

The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #26

January update… and yes, it looks like I’m going to make that launch date of 20th March 2020, Vernal Equinox for publishing the five books of The Spinner’s Game on Kindle and POD. Treble Yay! Final Edits for The Spinner’s … Continue reading

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The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #25

December update… and yes, things are progressing with the preparations to publish The Spinner’s Game on Kindle (and POD), launch date: 20th March 2020, Vernal Equinox. Editing… I can report with great relief that Books One, Two, Three and Four … Continue reading

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The Curse

You cannot imagine how it is to live for so long not knowing why you remain young while others age, not knowing why you live while others die. Then the memory returns. It doesn’t come to you slowly, piece by … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: A True King’s Insignia

Born of an egg, five hundred years in the hatching. Born into enmity with the Nagas, his one thousand siblings; bound into peace by Buddha. Taken by Vishnu to be his vehicle, to transport him horizon to horizon, fast as … Continue reading

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Seven Years On…

Do you remember your seventh birthday? Mine: I remember we’d not long moved from a bungalow to a house. I loved the stairs, a wonderful adventure playground (alas, my mother did not agree!) And here’s a parallel: Today is my … Continue reading

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One Year of Crimson’s Creative Challenge

We celebrate this week one year of Crimson’s Creative Challenge. Wee-hay! And what a year it has been. There have been folks joined in, and folks dropped out, some have remained faithful, some we’ve never seen again. And the responses! … Continue reading

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The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #24

November update… and some news to report. I’m two steps nearer to publishing The Spinner’s Game, the date now set for the Vernal Equinox. 21st March 2020. Editing… that deep-down word-by-word polish I can report with great relief that Books … Continue reading

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Whisper it softly, Echo it loud

Yay, yay, yay, Whispers and Echoes have published another of my poems: Mellow Yellow. Check out this, and other poems and short stories here on their site. Sammi Cox, chief editor of Whispers and Echoes is well-known and loved for Sammi’s … Continue reading

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The Spinner’s Game e-book Update #23

October update… I can now answer the question: Will I be ready to publish The Spinner’s Game quint at Christmas? No. So what’s left to do? Editing (a deep-down word-by-word polish) Books One and Two – The Spinner’s Child and Lake of … Continue reading

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The Spinner’s Game e-book update #22

September update… and the question remains: Will I be ready to publish The Spinner’s Game quint at Christmas? While it is possible, the time out from writing these past two months don’t inspire great confidence in reaching that target. After … Continue reading

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