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Box 010: Number 12, Angela Burkhead

Well hello, and after a bit of a hiatus, welcome, once again, to Box 010; a bit of light whimsy which is, in no way, inspired by the popular BBC programme Room 101. Here’s now it works. Every two weeks, except in the holidays when I turn into Mumzilla and everything goes a bit mental, my special guest will pop in and then present us with five things they would like to see consigned to the dustbin of existence. This week’s special guest is Angela Burkhead. She has just published Sticks n’ Stones and the Garden of Phea, a young adult fantasy novel.

April 17, 2014

Stealth Marketing in the Grand Tradition of the British Navy

OK, I’ll admit, it’s a tenuous connection, especially in the extremely likely event I’ve got my facts wrong, but there is this lovely story about Admiral Rodney; that he was concerned that the demand of the British Navy for oak trees to make ships was outstripping British supply. He therefore carried acorns in his pockets and […]

April 12, 2014

You who? You what? You where? You… eh?

Four questions for me and three authors for you.

April 9, 2014

Even More McMini

More worldly wisdom McMini style.

April 3, 2014

That’s… quite a thing.

Another article about metal detecting which isn’t even tenuously related to my writing this time, but does answer a question posted in the comments on my mirror blog.

March 26, 2014

You what?

I witter about metal detecting and then link it, rather tenuously, to world building.

March 18, 2014

Box 010 Results: Number 11 C. E. Martin

Yes it’s that time. The results for C. E. Martin’s Box 010 spot are right here!

March 8, 2014

An ad hoc sort of world: Introducing Mr Jim Webster and the Tsarina Sector.

This week, I am mostly featuring a guest post by my good cyber friend and fellow writer, Jim Webster. Jim’s new book, Justice-4–1, Tsarina-Sector will be out soon. You can check it out on his author page at Safkhet — his publishers — here, while his author page on Amazon, which gives you details of all his books, is here.

March 6, 2014

Castles in the sky. Feet in the…

A lengthy whinge and some good news about Few Are Chosen, K’Barthan Trilogy Part 1

February 25, 2014

Box 010: Number 11, C. E. Martin

Join me to chat to C. E. Martin, author of the Stone Soldiers Series and discover what he would like to put into Box 010

February 20, 2014
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