In the long, hot summer of 1976, Action Comic’s bloody stories warped young minds across Britain. Creator Pat Mills recalls the ‘Sevenpenny Nightmare' ACTION: How Britain’s most brutal comic laid the real ’70s bare — Bigmouth.
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Sometimes I get angry about stupid things. Not the usual stuff writers get angry about. You know, “your” instead of “you’re”, adverbs, Oxford commas, (<- there’s one!) and all the other inconsequential nonsense that passes for provocative on Twitter these days. No, these are passing clouds on an otherwise glorious day. I’m talking about STUPID… Continue reading Stupid Things
Writing, Creativity and Pain
Pain Isn't IN The Process....Pain IS The Process Sometimes life is just a minefield. If there is a mastermind behind the cosmos, they have not only superlative time-management and plate-juggling skills, but a wicked and nasty sense of humour. I'm not remotely surprised when I read accounts from antiquity about the belief systems of the… Continue reading Writing, Creativity and Pain
📚’Based on the mysterious shipwreck of the sailing vessel’ @SueBavey reviews #HistoricalMystery Irex by @CarlRackman for Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT
Today’s team review is from Sue. Sue blogs here https://suelbavey.wordpress.com/ Rosie’s Book Review Team Sue has been reading Irex by Carl Rackman (A book that featured on our review list a few years ago) Irex by Carl Rackman It is difficult to believe that this novel is a debut – Rackman’s atmospheric prose, complex characters… Continue reading 📚’Based on the mysterious shipwreck of the sailing vessel’ @SueBavey reviews #HistoricalMystery Irex by @CarlRackman for Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT
Voyager – an odyssey in the making!
Voyager, my second novel, was an anomaly, much like the central premise of its story. I’d just written Irex, an intense, brooding and claustrophobic historical mystery; I expected to continue in a similar vein. Instead, I had a very vivid dream in the summer of 2016 in which I saw the central motif of Voyager’s… Continue reading Voyager – an odyssey in the making!