I don’t play as many video games as I used to. There was a time that I would keep up with all the unusual and interesting games that came along, but now I hardly do. I put my Xbox on from time to time, play about half an hour of something mindless and then switchContinue reading “A long trailing edge to a very steep bell curve”
A debut novel can be the purest glimpse into the mind of a writer. Before becoming saddled with the weight of expectation and an awareness of having to live up to what came before, the debut can seem like an unshackled, carefree, gleefully un-self-conscious thing. Boxer, Beetle is like this. It reads like Beauman had aContinue reading “Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beauman”
I’ve not been buying many new books lately. It’s not because I’ve gone off them or anything, its because I thought it would be a good idea to work my way through the backlog of unread books lying around the house before I started adding to it. I had this idea that it would beContinue reading “The Art of Planning Ahead”
Here is how the cover of the Middling e-book is currently looking. Might be finished, might need a little more tweaking. Pretty happy with it. Designed to both look nice and display well on an e-ink display. Any thoughts would be gratefully received.
It happened again. I was at work holding my kindle, settling yet another semantics argument with the dictionary, and someone came along and said ‘oh is that one of those e-book thingies?’ I said it was and, knowing that she is a reader herself, asked if she was thinking of getting one. She said no,Continue reading “Beautiful objects”