Monthly Archives: August 2007

Princess Diana – Ten Years Ago Today

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It was August 30th, a Saturday night, and I was in a crowded karaoke bar, kicking back, when one of the televisions at the back of the room showed an awful car crash and a news crawl. Continue reading

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Who is going home??

Big Brother 8 – Eviction Night

So, for those interested and following… who is going home tonight from BB8? Zack or Amber? Continue reading

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Library Thing

When I first saw the name of this cool site/service/addiction, I thought, ” ‘Library Thing? Is that a horror movie set in a possessed public library?” But it’s not. It’s Continue reading

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Blogged down.

Is it just me? Am I the only one finding reading blogs to be time-consuming, addictive and far too fascinating? It’s second only to Wiki Walking as a serious internet problem, for me, taking too much time out of actual writing. Continue reading

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‘Reality’ TV

I watch a fair amount of TV. There, I’ve said it and am ducking. Writers should read, right? (I do a fair bit of that, too… research, murder mysteries, magazines, newspapers.) Writers certainly shouldn’t rot their brains Continue reading

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I love it when…

Every once in a while in this difficult, consuming and occasionally discouraging business of writing, you get the boost you need to keep plugging away.

Is it the royalty check in the mail?

No, though that’s nice.

Is it a new contract?

No, though that’s even better than a royalty check.

So, what is it? Continue reading

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Wii, Wii, Wow!

Spent yesterday playing (read: desperately trying to get better at) Wii Sport games: baseball, bowling, boxing, tennis. I’m really, really terrible at it, but Continue reading

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