Two writer friends discuss the difficulties of getting published. “You need a good beginning.” “How about, It was a dark and stormy night?” “No! Cliché! Cliché! Cliché!” “You talk about clichés with those exclamation marks? Wash your prose out with soap and water.” “The WP will do it. Find and replace; search and destroy…” “I […]

Movie Mash Ups

Truth is stranger than fiction? In the magical world of movies, fiction is fighting back. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, for heaven’s sake I was reminded of the idea of movie mash ups by the announcement of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the latest manifestation of walking dead coming to you on the big screen soon. […]

Happy Easter

New Year sparkle died already? The bubbly’s gone flat and we’re all back at the day job. Never fear, Easter falls early this year on 27 March. Morrisons have got the Cadbury Creme Eggs in and it’s only 8th January. Talking of bubbly, the UK’s Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, and other health experts, […]

Web sites I wish I’d thought of

Web sites I wish I’d thought of… Self-help with a sense of humor Professional editing for writers By Dr. Wicked…over to you. The world’s largest online art gallery and community, soooo edgy. The only magazine for pandas. Actually, we’re not bored at all. Do you know any GREAT web site names? […]