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argon? neon? not quite . . .

Yesterday I posted a title on….. let’s just say it is a site (ironically) named after an inert gas…..Anyway the title was ‘How to review a novel’ It was refused, and I was told that I should have checked the title (I had) as there already existed an identical title. There were two which referred very generically to ‘reviewing books’. I was then told: ” we can’t see how you can differentiate between book and novel as they are one and the same’. After I pointed out that around 70% of books published are non-fiction, they accepted the title.  The site’s tagline is “where knowledge rules” ….

Journal Life Sketching

acorns . .


Novel write ups … which are rarely novel

at the end of the day, cliches are as dull as ditchwater….. see what I mean?20121111-144955.jpg

Humour Humor Journal Language Life Quotations Thoughts

QUOTE: on writing – W.Somerset Maugham


‘There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately nobody knows what they are.’

W Somerset Maugham