November 3, 2012 in Dag

Written with love and care

A couple of weeks ago, Jim Murdoch wrote an interesting post about genre in books and literature. It was a really interesting post about a subject that I also think a lot about. I have to say, this whole genre things confounds me quite a bit. Why do we feel that we have to put

October 25, 2012 in Dag

Now it’s time for a bit of Scribbling

After unprecedented excitement (from me if nobody else), I’m extremely proud to announce the release of my new novella, Scribbling.Scribbling is pretty much exactly what its title suggests. It’s me sitting on a computer and scribbling – all right so maybe I wasn’t exactly scribbling, maybe technically I was still typing. But the story I

October 21, 2012 in Dag

Almost time for a bit of Scribbling

Okay, now I’m getting excited.I’m sure you can tell. I’m sure you can see a kind of spring in my typing. Maybe a slight nervous tremor between my words. If you can, that’s great. If not, then maybe when you read it, try to get a kind of jumpy, excitable tone into your voice –

October 17, 2012 in Dag

When did it all start to be about genres? – guest post by Jim Murdoch

Today it’s a real pleasure to have Jim Murdoch as my guest. Jim is a regular visitor here and one of my most frequent commenters. Today he is talking about something which I kind of feel as well – how we’re all a bit too hung up about genres. Plus he says some nice things

October 13, 2012 in Dag

Genre Underground – Trick AND Treat

Are you ready for a little tip. You’ll need to be reading my posts extra specially carefully this month. Ok, maybe not too carefully – I’d hate you to pick up a bunch of typos and grammar errors. But maybe just a bit more carefully than normal. And there’s a good reason for that.This month