Tag Archives: Attitude

Reflections In

I’ve never been one for making New Year resolutions, but the end of the year, and a few days holiday, do give one the time to reflect. So reflecting I am. This year I complained a lot about time, specifically, … Continue reading

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Writing is like walking

Put one word in front of the other and keep on going until you get to the end. Of course, some people walk better than others. And really, that is probably where the analogy finishes. Actually, I probably should have … Continue reading

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Be Afraid

Be very afraid. Is your writing scaring you? I’m not calling out all horror writers but people looking to push themselves, find the limits of their writing comfort zone, and push through it. It is hard to do this because we … Continue reading

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I’m Always Angry

You often see people/memes saying that anger is a bad thing. Anger is negative. Nothing good ever comes from anger. Bollocks! If you replace “anger” with the word “violence” then I agree, but most of the time people seem to … Continue reading

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A French Proverb That Could Save a Writer’s Soul

Petit à petit, l’oiseau fait son nid is a french proverb that dates back to 1835 (dictionaire de l’Académie). A more or less literal translation would be: little by little the bird makes its nest. In daily speech, the lazy … Continue reading

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Is it exceptional? Is it extraordinary?

If you’re not here to make the world a better place and leave something lasting, why not? This was the thought that hit me recently whilst on holidays. I was sitting in a boat on a canal in England with … Continue reading

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Change of Address – Long Live Harry Tuttle

Harry Tuttle, the Modern Cave Dweller. For those that had noticed, or had been around here before, there have been a few things changing. In particular, on my journey to being an author it was brought to my attention that … Continue reading

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