Tag Archive: One Green Bottle

Seeking Link Testers

As the release date for Perfume Island approaches – mid-September, most likely – I’m trying to get organised. Still a long way from marketing-savvy, but one thing that will happen is a two… Continue reading

Merci, Mayotte Hebdo!

It was a fairly quiet week in Mayotte. No strikes, riots or barricades, no visiting French politicians promising to stop the flow of boat people from Comoros, not even a luxury cruise ship… Continue reading

Flics and Flicks

‘And the police?’ asked Antoine. ‘Who’s in charge? We’re deep in gendarme territory here.’ To someone not French, that might seem a little opaque. Gendarme territory? What’s that? Well, actually, it’s simple: in… Continue reading

M is for Meizius

Number 13 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Why? Now that’s a good question. Why did I go through Meizius Publishing to… Continue reading

L is for Lesbians

Number 12 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Sex is like a frying pan. Well, it can sizzle, yes, but that’s not… Continue reading

B is for Book in Bar

N° 2 in the The Writer’s Affliction, part of A to Z Blogging Challenge Normal behaviour: go into a bookshop, browse, buy a book (maybe). Strange behaviour: buy a book on Amazon, go into a… Continue reading

Pens down!

  Well, the deadline is over, folks! And many thanks to all of you who sent in an incredible 75 entries for the Book a Break Short Story competition! I had not the… Continue reading

Yours Curtisly

Click ====> When I first did a newsletter, it wasn’t a newsletter at all. I called it The Gazette, and each issue had two or three short stories totalling 10,000 words or more.… Continue reading

Bill and Ben, The Sandwich Men

Click on the sandwich board! Eh, Bill, how long have we been standing in that there widget on the side? Dunno, Ben, couple of months maybe? Why? Don’t you reckon it’s enough? What… Continue reading

Now where shall I kill?

15 keys to One Green Bottle. N° 5: The killer’s criteria. The only thing the victims appeared to have in common was that they lived in remote areas. She hadn’t visited Wallenheim, where… Continue reading

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