Kia ora. Been quite a busy week and more to come. 1. The date for teaching an Introduction to Crime Writing is fast approaching. (I better check in with Wellington Community Education Centre and see what the numbers look like - there's a minimum we need to go ahead, fingers crossed we are passed the … Continue reading Stuff is happening …
It is a joy. I'm thoroughly enjoying Ronnie, Ben, and Crockett and the new WIP [Leave a message] - which you can expect to see next year. Not putting a date on that yet, but next year. 🙂 Already had a few people come into the bookshop asking for it. Not yet, folks! Yes, I … Continue reading The joy of writing …
You probably know that 'Fingerprint File' is a Rolling Stones song, right? And that it was on the 1974 album It's Only Rock and Roll. It's one of my least favourite songs from that album but I like the lyrics. They work for me today, so, there ya go. Today is another day of mistaken … Continue reading Fingerprint File
July the third keeps happening which is actually a good thing I suppose. I haven't like July 3rd much for many years. Thirty-eight years actually. It doesn't bother me as much as it used to, that's the time thing. It does heal or minimise, but I never forget. The sound of his laugh and the … Continue reading Once again it’s July 3rd
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If you've been here a while you know that, Long Cool Woman is Ellie's song. The reason for this blog post is because of an email I got this morning. I thought, maybe, we'd have a chat about it. Stick around for some writer truths.For almost 20 years, Ellie Conway lived in my head. I … Continue reading Long Cool Woman
Just for fun, let's imagine I'm not drinking? Yeah, didn't work did it? 🙂 🙂 Surprise ... It's Sunday night I fucking earned this Cab Sav. How, you say? By finishing THE FINAL byte short so I can get this last boxed set sorted. OMG. I know, right? Also, I'm doing something else with it … Continue reading It’s the weekend and whatnot
I figured it'd be about ten by the time I get this written, so, there ya go. :)As many of you are aware, on Friday we had a wonderful event at Upper Hutt Library called: Books with Byte. It was great fun. Books with Byte ends the byte series. We launched Vaporbyte (both versions) because … Continue reading News at 10.
Part of me is delighted, because last year I knitted AWESOME jerseys but the rest of me is unimpressed because I like summer and very much dislike winter. (And it's coming!) Yesterday I wore my big purple knitted jacket, it was cold enough. Today, I'm working from home so an old hoodie will do the … Continue reading Almost jersey weather!
I spend quite a bit of time thinking/wondering, to be honest. It's kinda part of the whole "I'm a writer" thing. If I didn't wonder about things then stories and books wouldn't be written. They're basically me thinking with my fingers on the keyboard. Sometimes it's subconscious, other times it isn't. Anyway, the other day … Continue reading Sometimes I wonder …