Monthly Archives: December 2012

Crawling to the line

It feels like a crawl at times, but I’ve managed to do almost 1,700 words this morning. It leaves me with 4-5 chapters left on my first draft. I haven’t been able to write in recent weeks – it being … Continue reading

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The Hobbit

Here’s my take on The Hobbit. Granted, it is a bit different from writing about crime or fiction. But, hey, why not? Probably like many Tolkien fans I approached the film with a fair amount of trepidation. First, the exit, … Continue reading

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Stop Start

That about describes by writing of late: stop, start. Really it’s a lot more of the stop and less of the start. I did start this morning after what must be a fortnight of stop. That’s the way it is, … Continue reading

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An awful week in crime

It has been a shocking week on the crime front. Four violent deaths in Dublin, bookended by two particularly appalling tragedies. In the early hours of last Saturday a German student Thomas Heinrich, who was attending Griffith College in the south inner city, was on the … Continue reading

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