Category: reviews

Irrelevant Reviews: The Cat Who Series

When I was growing up, I’d often spend the night at my grandmother’s house on the weekends. There were plenty of benefits to this: strawberry ice cream was served nightly at 7pm, there was a cherry tree in the back yard, the guest room…

StabCon South: Playin’ Cards and A-Shootin’ Dice

Last month, I had the great pleasure of attending StabCon South’s springtime event at the Jurys Inn in Southampton. What is StabCon South? The southern variant of StabCon, a regular, long-running event in Stockport (Manchester for the less geographically inclined). The focus is on…

Wellies, Whovians, and Worbla: Your Guide to Sci-Fi Weekender 2018

What is Sci-Fi Weekender? Madness descends upon a quiet, seaside holiday park in northern Wales, just a short drive from Pwhelli and near Snowdonia. For three days (Thursday-Saturday, missing Sunday which I found odd for a ‘Weekender’ event but hey ho) all the main…

Social Media Scheduling for Writers – TweetDeck

social media scheduling tweetdeck

Comparing HootSuite and TweetDeck with writers’ marketing and social media scheduling in mind.

Reviews for Writers – Social Booster

social booster social media scheduling

Comparing HootSuite and SocialPilot with writers’ marketing in mind.

Reviews for Writers – SocialPilot

socialpilot social media scheduling

Comparing HootSuite and SocialPilot with writers’ marketing in mind.

Places to Write — The Art House

the art house, one of many writing places i've found

Why do we need writing places? I’m a firm believer in the “going to work” school of thought when it comes to writing…or for that matter, any home based work. The gist is that you have a dedicated space which is only for work,…

LFCC & YALC 2016: A Comparative (and informal) Analysis

LFCC's vendors at London Olympia, a major part of the event

Let me just start out by saying this: I’m lucky. In the last five years, I’ve gotten to go to five different cons, some of them twice. This includes the infamous Dragon Con, as well as up and coming cons like Treklanta,  WHOlanta (formerly TimeGate), and…

A Spider, A Robot, and A Dragon Walk Into A Bar…

[I realised that the play I saw a few weeks back would make great theatre review writing practice, hence the delay between viewing and posting.] The Concept Four lucky writers saw their concepts workshopped into brief plays in Telling Tales, the collection of vignettes put…

Vikings and Chinatown, in Eastleigh!

Last night, The Point in Eastleigh, together with Tec Hub, hosted its first Board Game Café, and enjoyed healthy turn-out and no hiccups! I made a precarious journey there via an extremely delayed train and with my heavily laden bicycle serving as my packhorse. Male,…