A critical eye

I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and with certain review-based scandals doing the rounds, now’s as good a time as any to get it off my chest. (Brace yourselves.)

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Blogmas, Day 6: Rant of the Day

I was going to choose something else for Blogmas today, but then an article did the rounds on Facebook, and I’m sufficiently grumpy from working three full-time jobs that I’d like to expend my fury on it, if you don’t mind. Contains talk of mental health and copious swearing, but you knew that, right?

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Blogmas, Day 1/2: NaNoWriMo postmortem

Well, what do you know, it’s December already. To celebrate, I’m currently being too busy to start Blogmas on time! Hurray! To make up for it, a double-bill today, on just how NaNoWriMo went down, and courtesy of this post the answer to ‘what show from your childhood would you love to bring back?’ Grab a mulled wine and read on…

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Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2 Blues

I seem to be 20,000 words into this year’s Camp NaNoWriMo and haven’t given up in frustration. If you’re very (un)lucky, I might do what I’ve done in previous years and post an unedited extract of the monstrosity. For now, here’s what I’ve discovered, as I limp through the notorious second week…

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The night before YA-mas

The presents are wrapped, the turkey’s prepared, I’ve had far too much sherry already so it’s clearly time for something festive like I promised last week. This is what happens when you leave me unattended for ten minutes with alcohol and the internet. I apologise in advance.

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