Month: December 2014

  • Midori Traveller’s Notebook

    Midori Traveller’s Notebook

    A couple of years ago I wrote a post on my quest to find the ideal notebook. I’d grown tired of jumping from one PDA to another – first PalmPilot, then a Sony something-or-other and then iPhone/iPad, losing data, notes and contacts along the way. I realised, looking at my shelves, that I had diaries […]

  • AntiHelix, nuts and bolts and a writer’s workflow

    AntiHelix, nuts and bolts and a writer’s workflow

    I’ve finished the first draft of the third volume in the Book of the Colossus quadrilogy, AntiHelix, and put it to one side for a month to pickle. It stands at just over 129,000 words which is the  longest piece of work I’ve written so far (though I’ll hack it back to 120,000-ish). I thought […]