Biking in the fog & the humble bandanna

Biking in fogRain? No worries. Cold? Please. But fog? I hate fog. Biking in it, anyway. Sitting in my reading chair, book in one hand and a cuppa coffee in the other, while glancing at the pea soup outside? That’s awesome. Sucking in cloud for 20 minutes during my pre-dawn commute? Ugh. Humble bandanna to … Read more


Posted by Anthony St. Clair on oneword January 24, 2006 12:51 PMIt was one thing to know what was going to happen next, and another to watch it, unfold and blast out, and do as nothing against it as an umbrella against a hurricane. They walked towards one another. They said the words. The wind … Read more

Performancing blogging extension for Firefox

Have Firefox 1.5 and blog with Moveable Type, WordPress or Blogger? Then Performancing will give you an in-browser extension for your posts: Link: Performancing for Firefox | "Performancing for Firefox is a full featured blog editor that sits right within Firefox. Just hit F8 or click the little pencil icon at the bottom right … Read more

Deadbeat Editor Giving You The Run-Around?

Making a living has enough difficulties without having to deal with drafting up letters to deal with deadbeat editors who owe you money. Angela Hoy tells you what you need to do. Link: Deadbeat Editor Giving You The Run-Around?. Does an editor or publisher owe you money? Are they giving you numerous excuses and even … Read more

Build An Audience For Your Book With A Blog

Jimmy Moore gives the lowdown on how a blog can be of use when promoting a book. Link: Build An Audience For Your Book With A Blog By Jimmy Moore. if you have ever written a book or thought about writing a book, I’m gonna let you in on something that won’t cost you a … Read more

Pancakes (from scratch) Saturday

French Press-up some Cafeto "Glenwood Blend" coffee Bust out some frozen raspberries and blueberries Try your hand at any of these recipes (with maybe a couple of scrambled eggs on the side as well) Pancake Recipe from scratch Recipes, Fruit Dishes (Wild Blueberry Pancakes) – Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE BBC – Food – Recipes … Read more

Night with some small dreams

Quiet evening at home. Finding Neverland, and some steak and Pinot Noir with Jodie. I’m thinking of the simple imagination and joy of Peter Pan, so well embodied in the movie Finding Neverland. It has me remembering many dreams. There have been many years where I didn’t think those dreams would be around anymore, but … Read more

What’s stopping you achieving your writing goals?

For me, this is an easy answer: inertia. And more than a bit of trepidation. And a tendency to blow a project up in my head, getting so caught up in large-scale, that I don’t break down the big into all the littles that it will take to build up. Link: Angela Booth’s Writing Blog: … Read more

Discworld: Monstrous Regiment, by Terry Pratchett

"You are my little lads… and I will look after you." A missing brother and backwards laws in a backwards, wartorn country make a young woman decide to join the army. All she wants to do is find her brother, and she hopes that her secret doesn’t get found out. Turns out she’s not the … Read more

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