Category Archive: rant

Apr 04

C is for ‘Competing complainers’

…and also for cockwaffle. Not too long ago when a person screamed life was getting too much for them and they were drowning, a flood of people would wash in to save them. Nowadays everyone is too busy wading up to their necks to compete for who has it worse – as if the quickest …

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Apr 04

B is for ‘Back in my day…’

…and also for ‘bitch’. Back in my day writers got the fuck on with writing. I remember the days when writers were behind the scenes folks. When they could walk down the street without being mobbed or mugged by fans, when they could have normal friendships with the usual friendship dramas and no more, when …

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Apr 01

A is for ‘…and another thing!’

…and also for ‘arseholes’. I figured since I Meldrew (yes, Meldrew is a perfectly acceptable verb in this case!) on a daily basis (read: hourly basis) I could at the very least put this ranty energy to some sort of productive use. Therefore this year’s A- Z Challenge will mostly be angry old man rants, …

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Feb 24

Quitting Time!

It’s a February thing, right? Something in the air that makes writers want to throw down their work, fold their arms, pout their lip, and declare “that’s it, I give up!” Forums, FB, and Twitter seem to be full of people announcing their intentions to quit writing at the moment: “It’s too hard, what’s the …

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Sep 04

Why can’t we all just get along?

I don’t understand all this rivalry in the writing world. I see it on an almost daily basis, people arguing, or badmouthing each other. It’s beyond me…and by that I don’t mean beneath me I just mean eh? What? Who? I genuinely don’t get it! If you’re what I would consider a ‘crap writer’ then …

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