Author Archives: Columbo

Procrastination and NaNo

“Anyone who procrastinates will find it difficult to get published. You have to work, every day, on improving your craft. Otherwise, you won’t improve” This quote was in Writing Magazine on October 19 by Vaseem Khan. It struck a chord … Continue reading

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Wow, over three months

Well…. Over 3 months since the last update and given the last one was NaNo related I find it bizarre that this one is coming close to the end of October, which means Pumpkin carving time.. oh, and NaNo!! So … Continue reading

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NaNo Update

Well… I am sure it’s a shock but I haven’t been doing too much writing in the last week, Although I have done more than I would have if it wasn’t nano. I have around 3 short stories at first … Continue reading

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Camp NaNo

It’s July and that means that at the end of June someone reminded me that it was nano and I declared I was going to do it again this year. Then I didn’t do much for a few days. I … Continue reading

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Social media = Procrastination

I have been thinking for a while now what it would be like to not be on social media, how much more could I get done with my time. But.. I am suffering from the “fear of missing out” how … Continue reading

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The decline in Computing in schools

I was reading the news today on the BBC and noticed their article about the falling numbers in students completing the Computing qualification. It seems that in the last few years there has been a steady decline in the numbers … Continue reading

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It’s the Endgame

No Spoilers! It’s been a long hard slog, since 2008 when Iron Man was released to last night when I attended the double bill of Infinity War and then Endgame, the final film in Marvels phase 3. People have complained … Continue reading

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No plan B

I was sent a video from a friend, this particular friend is always trying to help me achieve my dreams by pushing me. Quite a difficult job as I am very demotivated allot of the time but he keeps trying. … Continue reading

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Impasse

Despite all of my future planning and declarations I haven’t managed to do any writing as such this year so far, just some more world building. I think again I am stuck with too many on going projects and how-to … Continue reading

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7 Days

It’s been a week since my last post and although I had a busy week at work, the weekend has been a bit of a disappointment. I have several thing sI need to be doing and although I haven’t had … Continue reading

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