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So Very Awkward: Chuck Wendig's Awkward Author Photo Contest 2018

Popular Vote Category Now Open

So, author Chuck Wendig has for the past couple of years run a hilarious Awkward Author Photo contest on his blog Terrible Minds.

In Chuck's own words:

"You take a photo of yourself. Or someone takes a photo of you. And this photo is meant to imitate a really bad, really weird, really awkward author photo. Some real authors have terrible, terrible photos on their book jackets, and your job is to outdo those at every turn. Funny is good. Weird is wonderful. Clever is excellent."

Chuck chooses his favourite and then the field is opened for popular votes, with the winner getting a prize! Who doesn't love a prize! Voting is open until Wednesday July 25th 2018.

Anyways, take a mo and vote for me! Or whichever photo you like the best: maybe that guy with the unicorn, it's super-cute.


Flora & Jim

Pleased to report the last round of Flora & Jim proofreading has just come in. And this time around my Dad has proofed ALL the words, not just the rude ones.

That puts Flora & Jim on track for it's October 2018 release. Start getting your reading glands ready for frozen post-apocalyptic shenanigans!

Currently Reading

Deep Roots (The Innsmouth Legacy #2), by Ruthanna Emrys

Interesting new take on Lovecraftian mythos. Light on horror, heavy on intrigue..

Coming Soon: Ghost Hunting!

Guess what I'm doing this weekend ...


That's what it says right there on the bookings website, ULTIMATE paranormal investigation, so I see no way this can go wrong.

We're going to have night vision cameras, infrared goggles, laser grids, EMF detectors, laser thermometers, knives, sharp sticks ...

Ghosty blog-post full of screaming and muttered incantations to follow - watch this space!

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