Category: Writing

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The Future Is Here

For the last eighteen days in a row, I’ve been working on ‘finishing’ my book. There are 8 days left until it must be uploaded to Amazon. Thanks to the seventy or so hours I’ve put...

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Still Waiting On The Sun

The blue sky’s still there. I know it is. It’s just hidden, that’s all. What is it they say about the weather suiting the mood? Or is it the mood suiting the weather? Either way, right...

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Cloudy

I’ve not felt like writing for a while. I’ve worked on the boat, I’ve been trying to learn more Spanish. It’s been very hot. We’ve entertained, had some visitors. You know how it is. Life gets...

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Why Write?

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my writing recently. I write everyday. Most of it no-one ever sees, that’s a good thing. This blog is the most regular showcase for my words. A few...

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The Right Tools

When I left school I was an apprentice fabricator and coach-builder. I learnt to beat panels straight, to weld and fill, to paint and polish. Later in life I worked as a car mechanic. I’ve dismantled...

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Zen & The Art Of Boat Building

As I ease into the second of the fifteen months I’ve set aside for ‘work’ I’m entering a dip. You know what I’m talking about right? You’ve had them too. One of my ‘mentors’ Seth Godin...

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Fair To Middlin’

Writing Progress has been made but it’s time to take stock and look at the map. The size of the task I’ve taken on in writing “A Foolish Odyssey’ is beginning to dawn. The first draft...

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15 – Week 3 Report

My writing is coming along nicely. I get up at seven most mornings and work until about nine. I’ve set up FREEDOM to block the internet until then. It takes away any temptation. This routine gives...