What being an author means…

... is you only notice the last line. Well, not really. Hamlet's heading off to the Audies with two nominations at the end of May. And I'm sure I speak for both of us when I say we're dead flattered…

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Waterstones, Canterbury — May 21

Waterstones, Canterbury — May 21

I'll be giving an illustrated talk on Amsterdam and the second Pieter Vos book, The Wrong Girl, in Waterstones, Rose Lane, Canterbury at 6.30 pm on May 21. Expect to see pictures of some of the locations from the Vos books,…

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Some Thoughts On Book Revision

Some thoughts on book revision

Here’s a question I get asked about revision from time to time: why don’t you do the final revises of a draft manuscript in Ulysses or Scrivener? Why export to Word or something and finish it there?

I’m close to finishing two major project revises right now and this has been exercising my mind too. So let me try to offer some answers.

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Google Keep just got a lot better

A while ago I wrote about the thorny issue of keeping notes. As always, things change. My primary instinct about note-keeping remains — the simpler the solution the better. Evernote, for example, is still just feature overload for me.

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