MT McGuire Books

When dyslexic people try to fill in forms … #dementia

This week, a cry for sympathy rather than help, hopefully, in a way that is amusing or useful to you. Last night, McOther and I were invited to a Christmas party. We went. He from London, me from here. I met him there. I was late because our babysitter couldn’t get here before 7.00pm – […]

December 9, 2017

Beeper and Bingy, and free books … #metaldetecting #mcmini #freebooks

Scroogeability factors. Better late than never today. The build up to Christmas is well and truly under way and I am gradually disappearing up my own bottom. As usual I am slightly dreading the holiday period but mainly because of all the travel, the being away from home and the general pain-in-the-arseness of that, the […]

December 2, 2017

Coming to terms with #dementia

For some time now, I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a blog, or a website, specifically dedicated to my experience of dementia; with my dad, mainly, but also, these days, with my mum since she, too, is getting very forgetful. However, it seems far more sensible to do it all on here. The […]

November 25, 2017

How not to do things number 53: Parenting #badparent

Another parenting cock up from M T McGuire

November 18, 2017

When it feels right but is … wrong. #writing #indiebooks

I talk frankly about the things I’ve fucked up in my author career so you can avoid copying me.

November 12, 2017

Guest post: Touching the void #horror #books

This week, I am putting my feet up with a cup of coffee and handing over to fellow author Will Macmillan Jones.

November 4, 2017

Win a laughter library and Kobo’s 40% off sale. #kobo #giveaways

Greetings everyone, just a quick one today about some smashing offers for Kobo users first and then a giveaway that should suit everyone … well everyone who likes humorous books because if you don’t like the funny then, frankly, I’m not sure what you’re doing here. On we go. Kobo 40% off sale Yep the […]

October 28, 2017

Just the basic facts? I wish …

When is news … Well … not news but … say … propaganda. Yes, it’s a little bit of politics this week. Yikes. News is, and always has been, complicated. However, recently, it seems two things have happened. We’ve realised this. We are too busy to read and understand all the reasons underneath everything. We […]

October 21, 2017

Excerpt from one of the W.I.P.s #amwriting #comedybooks

This week, another joyous example of the logic of children. The children in question being me and my brother. This is also another story that will be making it into my family stories book: Setting Tripwires for Granny (and other tall family tales). And yes, as per, neither my brother nor I is reflected in […]

October 14, 2017

Real treasure isn’t always shiny #writing #metaldetecting

Opening a little window on the world of metal detecting today, and chatting about gold, not comedy gold, like last week but kind of tenuously linked gold … Oh, I’ll just get on with it shall I? A few months back, the finds liaison bod who attends both the clubs I go to and asked […]

September 30, 2017
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