Tag Archives: ambition

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When a post like this can perhaps be up to half of my daily Nanowrimo (is there a better word? NNWM from now on) quota, I’m left wondering if I should be writing longer or posting less. I definitely feel … Continue reading

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Having finally sat down to watch Holy Flying Circus, having read however many write-ups, having known it was going to be good but having no idea really what to expect – given the batshit-brilliant production – I’m enjoying that wonderful … Continue reading

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Plato’s Echo Chamber

It’s not new. We create groups of friends who share our opinions, talk with colleagues who agree with our views and read newspapers that give us the information we want – or think we want. We work for organisations who … Continue reading

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Back to tension. I’ve done W2B a disservice in the last few posts, as in trying to show the problems I’ve had or am trying to overcome I’ve given the impression that she’s making the process boring. The reality could … Continue reading

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You can write for the sake of it, you can write for change, you can write to tell stories, or you can write to explore. I want to write to explore. I love stories, am fascinated by Stephen King’s worlds … Continue reading

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The West Wing

I’m sure lots of people have lots to say about why The West Wing is jingoistic, navel-gazing mawkish tosh. But I love it. Watching it as someone quite unhappy with his job, however, is a very different experience to how … Continue reading

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Why write

I wish I could play football better. I’d love to be a brilliant public speaker. I wish I was funny. But the only thing I’ve ever really wanted to do well is write. This is why I don’t write. Ideally … Continue reading

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