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Goodreads: A Statement of Intent

September 3, 2013 by


I’ve been trying to use Goodreads for a while now. ‘Trying’ being the operative word. Not because it’s in any way hard to use. (It isn’t.) And not because I don’t think it’s cool and useful. (I do and it is.) But simply because I haven’t managed to put it into my reading action list. […]

All of the Above

September 10, 2012 by


I like to fly. I do. But I also can’t sleep on planes. This is a problem because there is a point of exhaustion that you pass where reading gives you a headache and you’re too twitchy to sit still and listen to music and your travelling companion (if you have one) is sleeping and […]

Review: Cyberbooks

August 25, 2011 by


You know that ‘oh shit…’ moment you get when you think you’ve been wasting your time for the past year? Yeah, that’s what I got when I bumped into Ben Bova’s Cyberbooks in a secondhand store not long ago. The worst of it was, I couldn’t say that I hadn’t heard of it before, I’d […]

Infecting People With Fiction

August 18, 2011 by


Today I have the headache I didn’t have yesterday. My brain and I are bonding over the writing at the moment, but we’re not on the same page as far as sleep goes. But on the bright side the first thing I did this morning (after fetching juice and almost falling over in kitchen — […]