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Review My Book and Make Me Feel Good

Reviews are funny things. As a creator of products (a fancy way of saying I write books) I would like to have thousands of five star reviews on Amazon and anywhere else that my books are [...]

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So here it is . . .

. . . No, not Merry Christmas but the final blog post from me for 2017. Last week I gave you a very quick overview of my year, and so tonight, on New Year’s Eve, I am going to look forward to the [...]

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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway.

I first read Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway in 2013 or 2014, so that is about three or four years ago from my present moment in time. If you wanted to skip reading the book and go for the [...]

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Do We Really Need Any More Books?

Does this poor old world of ours really need any more books? Aren’t there already enough of them out there to keep us going? I’ve written twelve of them, well actually I’ve written more [...]

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You say potato

I couldn’t resist it. I’d like to tell you that I tried, that I really tried hard to have some willpower, to do that thing where I did resist it. But I would be lying if I did. Because not only [...]

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I think I Kind of Love Stan Lee

I think I kind of love Stan Lee. I think I love him like a father, and a role model, for the inspiration he has always given me to write and to draw. I think I love him because he’s ninety-four [...]

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Jonathan Franzen:Ebooks are damaging society

I’ve been thinking about this for a little while now. No, not that ebooks are damaging society (Oh the horror, I must throw my Kindle away right now and transcribe my novels onto parchment using [...]

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Books that made me cry

I know, I know. This is a post about books that made me cry. It could get embarrassing. I apologise now. I don’t know about you but there are times when I think that I cry more easily over my [...]

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The Black Country by Kerry Hadley-Pryce

Birmingham: grim place. Full of immigrants and idiots. Looks toxic at the best of times, let alone in the winter. The Black Country is a region of the West Midlands, loosely encompassing the [...]

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Me, Guts, and Breather Betty

I found Chuck Palahniuk’s Haunted in a second hand book shop. Of course I’d heard of him long before THAT, ever since watching Edward Norton fight his id in David Fincher’s Fight Club. And I had [...]

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