Category: Humour

How I Learned To Cure My Anxiety With A Classic Smoky Eye

A Passive Aggressive and Yet Somehow Loving Exchange of Views With My Internet Profile

I’ve lost count of the number of times literally nobody has said to me, “what’s it like to be a really successful blogger?” The internet is alive with talk of how to make serious money from blogging, so it’s time to throw my hat into the Ring of Mind-Boggling Success and go where the money is. It’s on your face, by the way. Or at least it will be, by the time I’ve finished with it.

Hey Writers: You Need a New Patron Saint, Your Old One Sucks

What On Earth Makes Humans Write Horrible Reviews? (And Am I Part Of The Problem?)

Yesterday was Saint Patrick’s Day. He might be one of the better known saints, but there’s a patron saint of everything, if only you wish to look. Unfortunately for writers, I did look, and the patron saint of writing is complete crap. So I’ve written a manifesto for a new one.

The Twelve Days Of Christmas…Writing Clichés

Dear Santa: This is What A Writer Wants for Christmas

I have a guest post over at Anne R. Allen’s mighty blog today, where I rework a very old festive song classic and make it all about writers at Christmas. Without writers there would be no Christmas, and without blogs there would be no place to put this sort of daft joke. I know, I can’t believe my luck either.