I just noticed I had made 199 posts to this blog, so thought I would make it 200! I’d better actually write something though or it will be meaningless… I hate reading blog posts about why someones blog hasn’t been updated recently, so I’m sorry to make you go through this. Between work, freelance projectsContinue reading “The 200th Post!!!!!”
In the early hours of the morning this blog, The Fiction Front, passed the big one zero zero zero zero. I’d been watching the stats for quite some time and menaing to make a big thing of it but I’ve been so busy I almost missed it. Congratulations to whoever visitor number 10, 000 was.Continue reading “10, 000 Hits. W00t!”
As if turning thirty didn’t generate enough excitement in my life, this very blog celebrates its one year anniversary this week. In that year I’ve made a little over 150 posts, and accrued somewhere in the region of 7000 views. Not bad. So one year on, do I think its a good idea for fictionContinue reading “One Year On”
Some time ago I made a funding bid to Arts Council England to support my professional development as a writer and freelance creative. It seems my stars were aligned correctly as my bid was successful, which is great. Thank you Arts Council. I’ve been waiting all year to make use of the grant. There haveContinue reading “This Message Brought to You By…”
I just missed the boat on Generation X. Perhaps if I’d been a much cooler teenager I would have felt part of it, but I didn’t really do teenage until my twenties and by that point Gen-X had well and truly happened, although most people were still to here of it. Gen-X was the bigContinue reading “Generation Y”
When I was a kid I used to be hooked on Lemon’n’Lime Tangy chew bars, purchased from the leisure centre vending machine for 5p each. Chewing a Tangy was somewhat like sucking down a cup full of sulphuric acid, but in a good way. 50p would buy 10 Tangy’s and I could happily sit andContinue reading “Tangy MySpace”
Further adventures in writing and the acoustic music scene at Ivoryfishbone’s blog. The day they start paying me Maltesers for writing is the day I’ll proclaim myself a professional novelist.
As usual the folks over at the Asimov’s magazine forum have sparked up another interesting conversation. http://www.asimovs.com/discus/messages/2/6239.html?1159539485 Is blogging egocentric? Given that most blogs are never read or read by only a small handful of people, you could argue that a blog is no more egocentric than a secret diary. In many ways I findContinue reading “Why Blog?”
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Book reviews coming soon!