Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rig for Silent Running!

It’s not as if this blog has never gone quiet before, or that there has never been three or four weeks between posts, but this time I have a good reason. Honest! I’m about to embark on an extended trip … Continue reading

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Statham is Pretty Safe

Safe is a pretty standard Jason Statham actioner. Statham, as usual, plays an anti-hero who is a one-man army. Similar to Redemption (known as Hummingbird in the UK), he is at the very bottom when he finds himself saving a young … Continue reading

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Five Influences on my Writing Philosophy

Over at Kickstarter, as part of an update for my crowd-funding page for Farewell, Something Lovely (please support!), I listed five important influences on my writing philosophy. This is not about my writing style or discipline, just how I approach … Continue reading

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Bad Sleep Is Bad

I haven’t been getting a lot of sleep recently. This isn’t good for a writer. Here’s why. 1) Lack of motivation. When I’m tired, I have a hard time getting off my ass or getting fingers on keyboard. This does … Continue reading

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Review: Iron Monkey

While I am a fan of martial arts movies, my knowledge of them is pretty pedestrian. I know the high points, but there have been a lot of important works that I’ve missed. In at least one case, that has … Continue reading

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