Monthly Archives: September 2014

Time and Relative Aesthetics in Space

I need to make one thing clear: I don’t hate Doctor Who. It’s actually one of my favourite shows – my favourite current show, as a matter of fact, the only one I bother to watch live. I love Doctor … Continue reading

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Event Planning for Introverts

This might come as a shock, but I’m something of an introvert. I know, I know – writers are usually such outgoing people. Still, there are a handful of us who aren’t quite Oscar Wilde, and for me, large social … Continue reading

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Terrible Book Ideas

Story ideas are like babies. They start off small and wriggly, but have the ability to hold you in a freakishly strong grip and command all of your attention. I’m biased, but generally, I love my story ideas. (Most of … Continue reading

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See Yourself: Malorie Blackman and diversity in children’s books

I’ve already mentioned my love of Malorie Blackman and her work. I grew up on books like Hacker and Thief, and it’s no exaggeration to say that her Noughts and Crosses series literally changed my life – it’s influenced my … Continue reading

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