Weird happenings and a new genre

Weird happenings and a new genre

First off, to quote one of my favourite Terry Pratchett characters, ‘I Aten’t Dead.’ But I promised weird happenings, and indeed there have been some, starting with Facebook deciding that my old account that I’d had since 2006 or thereabouts...
Get inspired: week 12

Get inspired: week 12

Robot Immigration (Get Inspired, week 12) I hate robot immigration. Especially robots with ‘My name is Floki. Tell me how I can help you!’ written on their fronts in ten languages I recognise and several more that make my eyes ache when I stare at them too...
Get inspired: week 11

Get inspired: week 11

Designated Dumbass (Get Inspired, week 11) Sometimes, alone and in the dark, you get a reminder that your instincts got on the crazy train a while before civilisation was really a thing. Right now, I’m feeling a lot like the designated dumbass in any horror...
Get inspired: week 9

Get inspired: week 9

Dreaming of reality (Get Inspired, week 9) It’s cute how people try to break everything down into manageable chunks. It’s like watching a five-year-old doing a jigsaw, and turning that last piece of sky around five times to get it to fit in a four-sided...
Writing myths: slay the dragon

Writing myths: slay the dragon

Writing Myths that need slaying I must write something other people will like and approve of. No. A thousand times no. As Oscar Wilde put it “You can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies.” Write your truth. If it pleases everyone, chances are high you’re...