It's Friday.[Lure the lie] launches tomorrow. Worldwide. More importantly, the paperbacks launch here tomorrow. About that ... there were a few hiccups in Auckland and the books left the printer yesterday on Aramex. FFS. I can track them and they're nearly in Wellington ... but it's Aramex and they give zero fucks about hitting their … Continue reading Bring me some water.
It's Sunday night. It's been an okay weekend. Bit of writing, bit of movie watching with Kid6, some housework ... and the knowledge that next weekend My Knight will be home. Hard to be unhappy with so much joy on the immediate horizon. Not that I tend to unhappiness anyway: I'm generally a happy person. … Continue reading More than a feeling
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
It's been quite a week! The final changes were made to Raidbyte, after I waded through the proof. Kinda fun to be honest. And there is something particularly awesome about a hardback. I do love it. At some stage I will update the info on Amazon because it says nothing ... but they make the … Continue reading The singer sang his song …
Or wait, wait, wait ... but I prefer to dance. 🙂 It's how I'm wired. Currently, my wrist is driving me bonkers. Without wearing the wrist widget I can't do much without pain. There's only so much the wrist widget can do, it doesn't help much when I need to move heavy furniture to clean … Continue reading Dance, Dance, Dance.
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
This has been going on for a while now, but, fuck me, it's pretty annoying to a certain age group (mine). The thing is ... When you say "I'm working on myself." We want to know what kind of tools you're using. Is there a hammer? Has some body part come loose that needs reattaching? … Continue reading Have you noticed …?
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Ic9DrVLjVrgbCbnhgbGzq?si=9d831887e4ab49bf I spent quite a bit of time tonight adding songs to the "Books with Byte" event playlist on Spotify. And then, I started listening to "The Eclectic Redneck" playlist. It was originally a CD called The Eclectic R Word ... but if you say that now young folk think you mean a particular slur. … Continue reading The Dance
Character, plot, rainbow! No it's a thing, stop looking like that. It's a fucking thing because I created it last night with all the post it flags and a copy of Snakebyte, and tequila. Yeah, I'm not kidding. Just ask anyone I was talking to last night while delightedly flashing my Snakebyte/rainbow. Sounds rude. It … Continue reading Character, plot, what now?
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 …