Monthly Archive for April, 2007

Writing in the great outdoors

After the excitement of last week’s Book Fair and the launch of the Scribbling and scribing blog, this week has been a bit of an anti-climax. The thrill of being invited to contribute has been replaced by the realisation that this is now a commitment. The glossy sheen of novelty has already been tarnished by the patina of banality. Actually that’s unfair, there is nothing banal on the blog, so perhaps I should have said (written?) normalcy rather than banality. Anyway, having wasted a few words already, down to some actual content… Continue reading ‘Writing in the great outdoors’

What a coincidence!

There I was at the London Book Fair, having retreated for some lunch to the Pizza Express that nestles inside Earl’s Court, flicking through the seminar list while enjoying a glass of Pinot Grigio and waiting for my pizza. The afternoon offered a seminar on promoting books online. Haha, I thought (like you do?) I should go along to that and see what I can do and what I can nag my erstwhile publishers to do. So, having downed my (second) glass of the aforementioned wine and filled up with a rather yummy pizza, I wandered along to a long narrow seminar room. Continue reading ‘What a coincidence!’


This is Scribbling and scribing and you’re welcome to it!

Err. I don’t think that’s quite what I meant to say. Anyway, the intention is for this blog to provide a forum for Alnpete Press editors and authors to communicate with our readers. You, dear reader, can contribute too by adding comments and getting involved in interesting and entertaining discussions.