Not so much the Curiosities, more the Cabinet…

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Ok, not ‘cabinet’ but desk – but colour also and maybe that is a curiosity! I have never really warmed to the notion of scandi-chic. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a mooch around Ikea as much as the next … Continued

MAINSTREAM OR INDIE – the pros and cons

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  They don’t print novels this way any more…. I finished my last article, Mainstream or Indi – which way would you go, with a couple of questions: Question one asked whether you thought it true that mainstream published authors received 30% royalties. Well sadly the answer … Continued

MAINSTREAM OR INDIE – which way would you go?

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First let me apologise for the title because it assumes that when it comes to publishing, there is a choice to be had – which there is, but maybe not the obvious one. A true choice would exist for a … Continued

Misfits & Strangers – a contemplation on the legacy of war

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2018 marks the centenary of the end of WWI. This is not news, the media will be awash with references, but for me it is personal. War carries a legacy… Firstly, let me say a word about my maternal grandfather. I … Continued