Welcome to Monday evening. The blog title is a song by Kevin Costner and Modern West, in case you were wondering. I'll see if I can find a link for you. 🙂 (Scroll down it's there.)Today was a mixed bag. It's freezing, grey, and dreary, after a wonderfully spring-like weekend. I did get some writing … Continue reading Ashes Turn to Stone.
It is. The whole house is furry. Not a piece of un-furry anything to be found. And it's marvellous. 🙂 The reason everything is furry is a big guy called Diesel. He's a very good boy.He's also settling in well.That's pretty much it for news. I've done a bit of writing lately. Trying to get … Continue reading Everything is furry.
Okay, all right, we all know they're fucks.Today's junk mail netted another one of those wankers who thinks they can screw money from me by saying they've emailed me from my own account. (No, you, butt munching bog kangaroo, you did not.)Rookie mistakes were made:1. Assuming authors have money. (Crazy town!)2. Assuming I'm an idiot.3. … Continue reading Ms Connor has zero [blanks] to give
Kiwi's of a certain age probably recognise the blog title. I was looking for something this morning and I came across a Mockers CD. Reminded me of my youth. I had a fun time in my teen years. Anywho, the CD I found has "Forever Tuesday Morning" on it. And I spotted it immediately. As … Continue reading Forever Tuesday Morning
A lot of you know New Zealand is currently in lockdown due to the Delta variant of COVID. We have a "go hard, go early" policy. And it's working for us. (This is not a debate forum, so keep your opinion to yourself - especially if you're Scott Morrision or his ilk, or any kind … Continue reading Writing groups and writing.
Here we go New Zealand, our Level Four lockdown is underway, we got this. We are a team of 5 million. Let's not forget that. Stay home, stay safe, be kind. We do not want to follow the Aussie example! Meanwhile, the bookshop is obviously closed. We can't sell online either until Level Four eases. … Continue reading Neon Sunrise/Level 4: day 1
I cannot lie I love me some Cheap Trick and that song ^ was playing when I turned the radio on this morning. It's one of my favs from Cheap Trick. I've been radio silent for a wee while. No doubt you've missed my insightful posts and blunt comments on, well, everything. 🙂 (Or Not.) … Continue reading If You Want My Love You Got It
If you've visited my Facebook page or the bookshop's page you'll already know (depending on whether FB allowed you to see the post) that "Inside Quote Marks" event in Sept was cancelled. It's postponed not cancelled but Facebook doesn't allow postponment without a definite date and we're waiting to have the date we want confirmed. … Continue reading Things change …
Not a secret to those who've read my work but it is true. It's dark scary place for most people. Trust me, I am not someone to be screwed with because there is nothing you can think of that I haven't.Take the fucker who emailed me tonight for example. Who sends an email with no … Continue reading I have a dark wee mind
Kinda how I feel today. Working. Knowing I can write without worrying about random shutdowns. Knowing I can write without having to use a fucking mouse - which 100% kills my stuffed wrist. Having a working trackpad is a pure delight!So this morning, I'm writing. I've written over 2K so far, because it's easy. I … Continue reading Limitless