Hitting the target

With the arrival of December I can say farewell to Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) until next year.  It’s been a great experience and I’m delighted to report that I completed just over 32,000 words – thus hitting my own personal target.  For the writers out there who haven’t tried Nanowrimo, or anything similar, then it’s worth considering next year.  If you’re keen you don’t have to wait until next November as there is also Camp Nanowrimo which runs in the summer.  This gives you an opportunity to write with others within a virtual writing group. Of course, it’s not for…

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Spying can be fun

By David E P Dennis Indeed, espionage can be fun – but you can also get yourself killed. State secrets are secret for a reason! So how can you have fun whilst immersing yourself in a world of spies? Easy – use the luxury of armchair spying, mix yourself a martini shaken not stirred, sit back and read about their activities.  Not necessarily the James Bond fantasies but the cold and deeply scary reality of pretending to be someone you are not whilst sticking your nose into someone else’s business. If you read, then you can safely nose about in…

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