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Journalism I Have Done

In the next couple of months I will be looking at a way of consolidating this and my other blogs into one site, probably a dot com with my own name on it, because having three websites for different things in an age of tabbed browsing is beginning to strike me as both unwieldy and pointless.  In the meantime, some links to the stuff I have been doing since March…

APRIL 2012

MAY 2012

JUNE 2012

 JULY 2012

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Things I Wrote in March

Interviews

  • Gemma Malley, YA author for 12 Books in 12 Months
  • Jeff LaSala, Editor of new SF book Foreshadows: The Ghosts of Zero for 12 Books in 12 Months
  • Steve Augarde, children’s author and illustrator for 12 Books in 12 Months
  • Alastair Kilpatrick, musician, for The Edinburgh Reporter
  • No Globe, club night for Ten Tracks

Reviews

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Links

The things I have written over the past few days:

March edition of Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

I co-wrote Ten Things to do in Edinburgh in March on The Edinburgh Reporter

I have also added a couple of sets to Flickr.  People and Reflections.  They include the picture below.

Phenomenal.

 

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Working Without Pay

Far be it from me to wax negative on the unemployment situation in the UK, but the more I see of this sh*tstorm about job seekers having to stack shelves in supermarkets to earn their benefits, the more I want to eat my own eyes.

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Links

It seems I have abandoned this blog pretty cruelly – no posts since October, terrible behaviour.  I have been updating 12 Books in 12 Months pretty often though, and sporadically posting on my personal page, A Daddy Long Legs is Not A Father.  Here are links to some of the writing I have done over the past few months.

November Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

Interview with The Night Light for 12 Books in 12 Months

Blues Weekend on Ten Tracks

Interview with Weaponizer for 12 Books in 12 Months

Interview with Angry Robot Books for 12 Books in 12 Months

December Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

Interview with cartoonist Alexander Matthews for 12 Books in 12 Months

Interview with Kohl Publishing for 12 Books in 12 Months

Edinburgh’s Unsung Heroes for Ten Tracks

Interview with illustrator Gemma Correll for 12 Books in 12 Months

Interview with Scary Go Round and Bad Machinery artist John Allison for 12 Books in 12 Months

Top Christmas Songs for Ten Tracks

January Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

Interview with illustrator Aurora Cacciapuoti for 12 Books in 12 Months

January Roundup for Ten Tracks

Interview with artist Victoria Evans, founder of the 28 Drawings Later Challenge for 12 Books in 12 Months

12 Books in 12 Months – A Review

February Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

Idiot’s Guide to Dub for Ten Tracks

February Roundup for Ten Tracks

Scottish Children’s Book Awards Results for The Edinburgh Reporter

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Links

I have been neglecting this blog, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been writing any articles of interest.  See links below.  I will also post fuller versions of some of these soon – including the interview with Rod Jones of Idlewild (the full thing is about 3000 words but I edited that pretty heavily for Ten Tracks..) and a transcription of the CTA interview!

Cancel the Astronauts audio interview for The Edinburgh Reporter

12 books in 12 months for IdeasTap

August Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

Forest Cafe’s Literary Opus for The Edinburgh Reporter

Amanda Palmer Interview for Ten Tracks

Rod Jones Interview for Ten Tracks

12 books in 12 months for Novel Times

Andy Stanton Interview for 12 Books in 12 Months

September Oot for The Broughton Spurtle

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Edinburgh bands on TV tonight – for The Edinburgh Reporter

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