This song isn’t in any of my writing playlists but it’s been aggressively stuck in my head for a couple of weeks now so I’m going to share it with you in the hopes that doing so will exorcise it. The video is… unabashedly trashy. I sort of want to say you shouldn’t watch it, […]
Pretty sure this is a policy adhered to by all the characters in Drink Me.
Heading into the SCBWI Conference this week I feel it’s apropos that this particular song is next in the playlist. Sometimes I give myself the creeps Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me It all keeps adding up I think I’m cracking up.
I’ve already talked about this one a couple of times. If you’d like some alternative visuals try Sherlock or X-Men. Apparently an awful lot of people have the moves like Jagger… Playlist link here.
People keep asking me what the book is about. There are lots of different answers to that, but the core of the story — it’s about the friendship between these two guys.* Friendship, swearing, and alcohol. It’s at least remotely possible this book is not YA. * Just so we’re clear. The two guys […]
Me: There are three ideas that came together to call this book into being — Rick: Alcohol, wizards and explosions? Me: (laughing) No… This book is based around three things. The thing with the magic and the alcohol. The thing with the pirates. And this friendship. I’ve mentioned the magic (although I haven’t explained about […]
I am having a day of productiveness. I think. I think because today has sort of been about lining up dominos. When I knock them down we’ll see if I was building pretty patterns or chaos. But I think when they fall I’ll have the next one/two/three chapters of wizards sorted. I was supposed to […]
So just in case that whole Mayan-calendar-ending thing really does herald the end of the world, or, you know, if you want to be prepared for your everyday kind of apocalypse, these guys have put together an end-of-the-world survival kit. Crafted and designed in Mexico, in the most cheerful of colours. End of the world […]
I spent yesterday flummoxing Apple geeks*. Which is a bit of fun. I recommend it if you’ve got an afternoon free and a way for taking your computers off the deep end. I told them what was going on and they were following along right up until I said, And then it said the hard […]