Japan Calling

Categories: Thoughts, Travel

I have finally taken the plunge and will be travelling to Japan in 2016, for 3 months. This has been a desire of mine for many years and thus, after working full-time as a Programmer for the last 13 years without a longer break than 3 weeks, I have decided to take a longer break … Read More

Crowd-funding campaign – Update 1 – Planning

Categories: Thoughts

Incoming transmission… The planning of the Thoughts Discovered: Complete crowd-funding campaign is steadily moving along. I have been in contact with an illustrator for the book’s cover and additional imagery designs and he is keen to get started. I have also started working out the budget needed for the project and the perks that you … Read More

Thoughts Discovered: Volume Five, Greater Things, published

Categories: Books, Poetry, Thoughts

And so it comes to pass, that all things in life, things both great and small, find their end, in the end. And with that dramatic entrance, I present to you Greater Things, the fifth and final volume in the Thoughts Discovered series. Smashwords (free ebook edition) Amazon (ebook edition) Lulu (paperback edition) The publication … Read More

Thoughts Discovered series free on Amazon during March 2015

Categories: Books, Poetry, Thoughts

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook you will know that I have been running “free campaigns” on Amazon for the Kindle editions of the published books in the Thoughts Discovered series. The first two volumes of the series have already completed their 5 day “free campaigns”, with Volume Three, A View of the … Read More

The Thoughts Discovered series approaches its grand finale

Categories: Books, Poetry, Thoughts

The final volume of the Thoughts Discovered series, Greater Things, is nearing its completion. I am steadily revising and editing the final draft of the manuscript, in between the madness of work and the many end of year activities. As I mentioned elsewhere, I aim to publish this book within the year, that being 2014, which roughly gives me … Read More

It’s Nanowrimo timo!

Categories: Books, Thoughts

It’s that time of year again when countless writers across the world, be they amateur or seasoned in the art, join in on a large scale, yet individual effort, to write their own novel of 50,000 words in a month. I am one of those hopeful writers who have, again, taken up the challenge, last year being … Read More

The Story so far…

Categories: Poetry, Thoughts

The editing of the final volume of Thoughts Discovered, Greater Things, is coming on very slowly, almost like a snail on safari, in a desert, at night, while crawling backwards. I am currently feeling very drained and distracted, mainly due to work being extremely demanding and taxing at the moment, and Nanowrimo hasn’t even started yet! As … Read More

What’s this all About?

Categories: Thoughts

See what I did there? Not? Ok fine, I guess you can’t read minds yet. That’s fine because I’ll tell you what this is all about, the About section on a blog is what I’m talking about. Apparently the About page is high value real-estate for visitors to find out exactly who the author is … Read More