Category Archives: Writing / English

Flash fiction: Dragoncall

I’m normally a Science Fiction sort of guy. Peter F Hamilton space opera, Neal Stephenson Cyberpunk, Greg Bear futurist, and of course the literary Ian M Banks. But I also want to write Sci-Fi, probably in the popular young-adult dystopian … Continue reading

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How do you pronounce ‘new’?

New? Do you say the flat “noo” or the ringing “n-you”? I’ve noticed flat “noo” creeping into movies and news reports, but it’s n-you everyone! This is how civilisations fall! One minute we’re dropping the you sound from new, and … Continue reading

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Want to write? Clean your desk!

I’m a wannabe. That’s right, for various reasons my career bent¬†sideways again and again. I’m part of the ‘slash’ generation. Soldier / cleaner / taxi driver / District Officer (child protection officer)¬†/ bookkeeping / administration. I’m a jack of all … Continue reading

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