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Talking Touchstones

Today I’m over at Leife Shallcross’ blog, talking about inspirational touchstones. Leife’s running a rather excellent series of posts with Australian speculative writers, talking about where their inspiration to write began and how their story touchstones have influenced their writing … Continue reading

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TMoRP – Happy Doctor Who Day

Every year I mark the occasion of 23rd November with something Doctor Who-related. The show began broadcasting on this date back in 1963. I’ve been marking the anniversary in one way or another almost as long as I can remember … Continue reading

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TMoRP – The US Election

I’ll level with you, this isn’t going to be easy. It’s been a day where¬† the news coming out of America looks nigh impossible to put a positive spin on, if you’re anywhere near the centre-left of politics or like … Continue reading

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The Month of Relentless Positivity

Look, there’s no getting around it: 2016 hasn’t been the best of years. Hottest year on record. The Middle East is getting hotter. The Great Barrier Reef’s on life support. Bowie’s gone. Rickman’s gone. Prince is gone. Britain’s committing a … Continue reading

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Visiting with the Classics – The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick

This month, I’m looking at an author whose work I already love: Philip K Dick aka PKD. The Man in the High Castle is his Hugo Award-winning 1963 alternate history novel, and arguably his most famous work (at least up … Continue reading

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