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Matt Smith’s Hair Should Get It’s Own On-Screen Credit

May 31, 2012 by


So for those of you who’ve been hanging out for the new season of Doctor Who… this probably isn’t going to satisfy. But if you’re paying attention in the first few seconds you’ll notice that it was written by ‘the children of Ashdene School’, which is interesting. I mean, how does a school go about […]

And Then I’d Kick Her, Sir

May 30, 2012 by


I have long suspected that Disney movies contain some kind of psychedelic distraction agent that’s particularly good at hypnotising young children. This is the only explanation I can think of for their willingness to watch and rewatch them with a frequency and enthusiasm that is, quite frankly, scary.* And it seems I have finally gotten […]

Slaughtering Your Word Children

May 29, 2012 by


There’s something amazingly cathartic about a final draft. It’s horrible and brilliant at the same time. Because it’s the end. It’s your last chance. So there’s no more avoiding things. There’s no more thinking, ‘well I’ll deal with that later’. That awkward piece of prose? That hiccup in the conversation? That transition that makes you […]

Progress. This is How You Make it. With a Machete.

May 28, 2012 by


I’ve started to make progress on the second Path book (TRTH) lately. Finally. Honestly, it’s been so close to being finished for so long that it’s a bit embarrassing it’s not done yet. The problem is that I decided to work through this draft in order. Which is really not the way I have ever […]

Waking Up

May 25, 2012 by



May 24, 2012 by


Wuffie: How’s the wordsmithery coming along? Me: This morning…? A work in progress. As in, I am progressing toward consciousness. I just grabbed a glass from beside the sink so I could take my tablet. I thought it was my juice glass, but I’m pretty sure that was liquor. I am finding that being sick […]

Sam Brown Expresses My Pain

May 23, 2012 by