Archives for: June 2012
An Apple Store A Day…

So I’ve talked about the school visits I made last Thursday, but the one thing I haven’t spoken about yet was the talk I did the same evening at the Apple store, on Regent Street. A seminar on how I write, the tools I use and the processes I use while doing it, I found myself not only miked up [&hellip

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Hiding In The Headmaster’s Office…

When I was ten years old, I sent Anthony Ainley a letter. Bear with me on this one, there’s a reason I start with this. Ainley was, at the time ‘The Master’ on Doctor Who, and I thought he was brilliant. And, on a day of writing off to various actors for autographs (these were the innocent eighties, where autograph [&hellip

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The 11th Hour…

So this weekend I travelled up to jolly old Birmingham in a rainstorm to attend my first Doctor Who event in approximately three years. Amusingly it was the exact same hotel with many of the same faces from my last time, but it was a totally different experience. For a start, it was the Starfury Events 11th Hour convention, the [&hellip

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Coulda Shoulda Woulda…

So I’ve been doing a lot of school talks and lectures lately on the subject of writing. And one of the questions I get asked most (even above ‘how much do you make’ and ‘are you Iron Man’) is ‘where do you get your ideas from’. Now, I do have a stock answer to this, I usually explain that I [&hellip

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DODGE & TWIST – For Free…

This weekend is the anniversary of Charles Dickens’ death, and of course 2012 is the bicentennial of his birth, so I’ve decided that for this weekend (Friday 8th to Sunday 10th) anyone who downloads Dodge & Twist for the Kindle or any of the Kindle apps gets it for free. That’s right, free. Dodge & Twist is a sequel to Oliver Twist, [&hellip

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