Monthly Archives: February 2007

Admiring Gethen

I am reading Ursula K. LeGuin’s 2002 collection of short stories, The Birthday of the World, which has me, once again, thinking the matter of sex. Being male, this comes as no surprise, I’m certain, but the alley my thinking … Continue reading

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Trouble with titles

Titles and naming things; I do hate doing them. Why can’t you just post on a blog without having to think up a title. I have the same problem when it comes to writing stories lol… Anyway, managed to get … Continue reading

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A Little More Why

When I consider the fact that I have never sold a story, the logical question must be “why do I write these stories?” My first reaction is to answer that I have no clue why I write. But, that is … Continue reading

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Little Jo

Posted a story to the website today title as above. A little over 6000 words; had a great time writing it.

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Good Week

Been a good week so far. My consultant has discharged me, they have finally put my heart problems of a couple of years ago down to stress. And as I am losing weight and being good and actually going to … Continue reading

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There is a story running around in my head that is getting more insistent that I let it out of its current confines and spread it across this screen. Comes from a interest I have in western music which came … Continue reading

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Woot!!!

Ok, offical notice now; Subject to the final editing process my short story “All Things Seen” will be in the anthology “Touched by Wonder” by Meadowhawk Press, hopefully it will be out in the autumn of this year. Just got … Continue reading

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Typesetters or Editors, It Works Out the Same

Tomorrow is golf day, playing with brother-in-law at his course so, despite the fact he always plays one or two strokes better than I do, looking forward to the competition. Hope springs eternal. Came across an interesting – to me … Continue reading

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February and it is cold

The weather has gone from very mild to below freezing! Saw banks of snowdrops on the way to Gayton today, peeping through the frost. It was a lovely sight. Life goes well. Health ok, had some bad patches but always … Continue reading

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Ups and downs…

Had another rejection for Oracle last night. I might as well admit it, that story is a dead duck as far as agents/publishers are concerned. I have a pile more queries out there, but be damned if I am going … Continue reading

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