July 14, 2012 in Dag

Grumpy, grumpy, grumpy, grumpy

All right, maybe I’m not that grumpy. I just thought I might try a little experiment. I’ve mentioned before how I’ve discovered that the posts where I gripe and groan and whinge and complain seem to get more views than the posts where I’m happy and cheerful. Only problem is, this week I’m actually not

July 8, 2012 in Dag

I’m going to be somebody else today

I’ve just made a really cool discovery. I think I’ve figured out why writing these blog posts is so difficult. I think it’s all because I’ve gotten a little bit bored with myself. Here’s the problem. Every week, usually about now, I sit down at my computer and say to myself, “ok, time to write

July 4, 2012 in Dag

Druids, Vampires, Shapeshifters and International Finance – Guest post by Karen Victoria Smith

I’m really excited about the guest I have at Dag-Lit Central today. Karen Victoria Smith was one of the very first friends I made when I began my writing and publishing adventure, back in the days when the talk on Twitter was all about writing and drinking and the #pubwrite tag hadn’t been overtaken by

June 30, 2012 in Dag

July is Discover Fantasy month

Welcome to July. Ok, we’re not quite there yet, but I’m quite excited about it so I couldn’t help myself. You’re probably asking what’s so special about July. For my friends up north it’s probably stinking hot, while for me down south, it’s miserable, cold and wet.But July is exciting for me because July is

June 26, 2012 in Dag

Why I write magic realism: guest post by Tahlia Newland

Today I’m delighted to have a visit from my friend, Tahlia Newland author of You Can’t Shatter Me, a new young adult novella with an inspiring and empowering message for solving bullying. Tahlia writes magical realism and contemporary fantasy for young adults & adults. She has two short stories available free on kindle for a