In Thanks

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On Memorial Day I woke early, fully intending to play some of my solitaire wargames, probably Heroes of Normandy. But I turned instead to the revision of a World…

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Hardboiled Monday: The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories

Monday, May 22, 2017

When Chris Hocking and I set out to talk hardboiled fiction every Monday it turned out we (or maybe it was just me) were a little too ambitious….

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

I’ve been trying to clear off my spinning plates before things get REALLY busy. I haven’t really managed it completely yet, owing to the fact I think I’m…

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Musical Interlude

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Here’s a tasty alternate Badfinger track for your enjoyment, on the occasion of me being super busy with too many spinning plates. Hope your own week is going well!

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Pulp and Sundry

Monday, May 8, 2017

I do like to write quickly and to be able to report vast thousands of words written, but as I think I mentioned, for me at least that…

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Word Count Musings & Hardboiled Thoughts

Friday, May 5, 2017

As I’ve only just now finished the final story in The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories, I’m moving the official discussion of it out another week so…

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Hardboiled Treasures

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Look what turned up in the mail the other day! And it wasn’t even Christmas! The Mighty Hocking had some duplicate hardboiled paperbacks lying about (as well as…

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