Tag Archives: Junk journalism

The Friday Fishwrap Celebrates Summer!

Best Wishes, Dear George: The BBC Trust has chosen George Entwistle as it’s new Director General. To thatwe say Huzzah! Despite the many and varied challenges he will be facing, the Friday Fishwrap thinks this is a brilliant move on the … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes For A Song

‎“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~Victor Hugo Writing may be a solitary endeavour, but rarely is it a silent one, not even when you’re sitting in a great library. … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: On Writing

If this is a writers Blog, why don’t you write about writing? So goes the sixty-four thousand dollar question, which I was asked over this past weekend for about the sixty-four thousandth time. Simple answer? I’m too busy…. and that really … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: Remembers When

This has been a week to remember the past and look forward to the future. On Tuesday, June fifth, 2012 we said a sad farewell to a great author. Ray Bradbury was 91 years old. Although he is remembered most for … Continue reading

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Monday Madness: How to Succeed In Publishing Without Really Trying?

I Heard It Through The Grapevine: At BEA 2012, Bowker vice-president for publishing services Kelly Gallagher released their newest self-published books figures. For 2011, the number of self-published titles (based on ISBNs) was 211,269. The numbers for 2010 were 133,036. Two Hundred … Continue reading

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Just My Pure Dumb Luck

“We’re playing Author Tag, and you’re it.”  My reaction? Yeah, right… like I have time to play when my world is crumbling and crashing down around me. When the fate of the free world, not to mention several deadlines are … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Is A Stinker

Chapter 2: Redo Fphen, Scriptmistress The bell in the city watch tower began to toll seven when Redo Fphen took her place, laying before her an array of pinned pages. She took a drink from a large mug with the … Continue reading

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