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I take as my text…

7 May, 2018 (15:04) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in the process of writing the first draft of a novel. The protagonist is a priest and I spent part of the weekend drafting a sermon. I haven’t done this for a long time, since 1979 I think, so it was fun rather than a chore. In the process of […]

Update

25 January, 2018 (18:43) | Goggle-eyes, Writing | By: Ian Burdon

All quiet since my last. Aside from the day job, I’m 39,000 words into the first draft of the novel I’m writing. it’s nothing like I originally thought it might be, but that’s OK and I’m enjoying myself. I have kept myself entertained with several movies. I mentioned last time Bladerunner 2049 and various versions […]

A Review! A Review!

29 October, 2017 (22:05) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

The Estate of Edward Moorehouse gets a review? This is a thoroughly modern story with Facebook ™ and SIM cards, but ancient evil has adapted to the new technology. The full review of Respectable Horror, by SKJAM, is here:- http://www.skjam.com/2017/10/29/book-review-respectable-horror/

Write about what you know

23 October, 2017 (00:30) | Dead Water, Writing | By: Ian Burdon

I’m writing a novel. I tried doing this a while back but got nowhere and instead wrote a heap of short stories, two of which have found publishers. I would be happy to stick with the short stories but, at the risk of being precious, you go where the story takes you. I’m not making […]

Landfall

15 October, 2017 (13:34) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

What’s that Ian? You have another story being published? Details to follow

Juvenilia 2

8 August, 2017 (22:41) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

Further to my last, I now have the files of my old blog duly converted into up to date code and even put into a better chronological order. I haven’t quite worked out what I’m going to do with them here but you’ll be the first to know. A big thanks to Malcy for both […]

Juvenilia

4 August, 2017 (21:10) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

I’ve mentioned previously that I still have all the old files from my original blog, but didn’t really have time to convert them to be readable by recent browsers. This was read by an old chum who has offered to weave his magic with the files for me, so that I can, in time, load […]

Respectable Horror

21 March, 2017 (18:30) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

Available now via amazon.com and amazon.co.uk

Apocalypse: we’ve all been there

13 March, 2017 (23:54) | Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dead Water, Goggle-eyes, Writing | By: Ian Burdon

A couple of anniversaries have been on my mind: Rumours is now 40 years old; Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit TV screens 20 years ago. I’m sort of depressed in both cases that things so fresh in my memory have acquired such a weight of years. I have vivid memories of buying 3 copies of […]

Respectable Horror

15 February, 2017 (22:54) | Writing | By: Ian Burdon

So, I saw this today for the first time. I really rather like it.