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Jem's Blog

Various ramblings and distorted opinions on why the world makes no sense, with few viable solutions. You might occasionally find something relating to my writing, but then again...

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Six Towns Radio Gets Spooky

Sunday, November 5, 2017

This was another piece of fun for Hallowe'en. Misha Herwin and Jan Edwards, in addition to being talented writers, appear regularly on Six Towns Radio's excellent arts and culture programme, Curtain Call. They...

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Back at the Gladstone

Friday, November 3, 2017

Saturday saw a fourth return to the annual reading café at Gladstone Pottery Museum. It's always a great event, and this year was close to standing room only. This being the 11th of November, our thoughts were stirred...

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Meet the Rossmuirs

Saturday, September 2, 2017

A couple of years back I wrote a short story about a Scottish family who, for reasons they don't understand themselves, failed to keep still after death. It was written for a Halowe'en storytelling café at the...

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Thoughts from a Balcony

Thursday, June 8, 2017

There's been little opportunity to write much recently, courtesy of intrusion by the corporate world. That said, as I tap this out from a hotel balcony in Hangzhou, China, I can't pretend it's all bad news. I'm...

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Letters Home

Monday, April 17, 2017

Jan Edwards is a talented author who's entrusted me with editing her latest novel, Winter Downs. It's a pretty damn' good crime novel set in Sussex in 1940, so editing it is no chore, though it's taking a lot...

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