Write Now :: The Book of Shame

I don't know how other writers deal with rejection, except that it is something that anyone who writes will encounter the moment they throw themselves into competition. It is the inevitable consequence of attempting to be noticed, belief that one is only worthy when a total stranger decides your writing deserving of a wider audience. … Continue reading Write Now :: The Book of Shame

July Short Story :: The Last Post

This story was first published in 31 parts via Twitter during July. It is now reproduced in a complete form, a number of small edits and corrections made to improve narrative flow and maintain correct continuity. Enjoy. The Last Post Lying in bed, it occurs to me that I’ve not seen Elizabeth post for a … Continue reading July Short Story :: The Last Post

Find Time

The Internet has changed my life. It has been a long, often painful progress, but since 1992 (when our first dial up modem was purchased) a phenomenal amount of crucial, life changing events have taken place online. Many of those moments had the air of fiction about them, on reflection. Visiting a number of pen-pals … Continue reading Find Time

February Short Story :: The Shape We’re In

This story was first published in 28 parts via Twitter during February. It is now reproduced in a complete form, a number of small edits and corrections made to improve narrative flow and maintain correct continuity. WARNING: This story deals with adult themes and should, as a result, be approached responsibly. Enjoy. The Shape We're … Continue reading February Short Story :: The Shape We’re In

Unputdownable

Having taken a week off to undergo important surgery, I'm back today to start the countdown to the Internet of Words 'going public.' It is genuinely exciting looking at the journey ahead, and in the next week we'll be giving more details on the tiers and rewards available via Patreon, what extras you can expect … Continue reading Unputdownable

Book of the Month

It is my intention, before the Internet of Words Patreon launches on June 15th, to give potential backers an opportunity to understand exactly what it is they will be throwing their money at. As a result, it is time to start explaining how this whole shebang is going to work. Each month, the Internet of … Continue reading Book of the Month

Things to Make and Do

There's a To Do list currently for IoW that's quite long, but for now is not getting any larger. Tomorrow is my first major day for content deployment, but I'm now going to have to fit in both a Physio and Doctor visit to the timetable, so this afternoon is going to be an attempt … Continue reading Things to Make and Do