Category Archives: serious randomness

the author/pedestal thing revisited

Ages ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I wrote a post about the pedestal we readers tend to put authors on and asked if people really wanted to know everything about an author they liked or if they preferred to to … Continue reading

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dear author: ‘research’ is not a dirty word

I recently wrote a post about the wonders of researching and of the miraculous invention known as g00gle. I was reminded of this when wondering why something in the book I’d just read didn’t gel for me. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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end-of-year bandwagon wrap-up: 2012

Well, hello there. Yes, it’s me.  I’m still here. Sometimes. Maybe. Anyhoody, I’ve had some recent requests to access this site and, in a move completely disparate to my usual apathetic-can’t-be-bothered-with-this-stuff-anymore-and-who-cares-if-people-think-I-hate-them-cos-it’s-more-than-likely-true, decided I should reopen the place and grace you … Continue reading

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random awesomeness: library series

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random awesomeness: library series

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POVs & encounters with my baby brother: 17

Okay, firstly, I just have to say ‘realise’ is spelt with an ‘s’ and now that I’ve corrected the English of a lolcat…  As one generally does…  Naturally… For those relatively new to me, I adore my Baby Brother (aka the BB) … Continue reading

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tapping into sense-memory*

*Phrase I totally stole off Aleks Voinov.  He’s welcome. This idea of tapping into sense-memory came up during a chat we had about Aleks and Rachel Haimowitz’s Break and Enter. I can’t lie.  The story freaked me out.  Well, that’s … Continue reading

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