Tag Archives: writing

Worth Reading 100: Under the command of Lucius Vorenus

And after a few years of link collection, we get to the first major milestone: Marches of Folly – Paul Krugman on how groupthink helped make the case for war in Iraq, and is doing the same for austerity. How We Learned to Set Aside Our Moral Qualms and Love the Bomb – Some frankly […]

Nanowrimo 2012

November starts tomorrow, having settled into its new role as the month where you do something a bit different in order to give you something to talk about on the internet. As I already have facial hair, I can’t take part in Movember, so instead it’ll be another attempt at National Novel Writing Month. Amazingly, […]

Worth Reading 74: I was the one that let you know

Transcript of all news programmes – Love and Garbage saves you from having to watch them. But they’ll no doubt have a special report to examine why you’re not watching them. Bloody Nasty People by Daniel Trilling – review – David Edgar reviews what sounds like a fascinating book about the far-right in Britain, but […]

Worth Reading 72: A pretty good year to be born

Including two from the Telegraph, in what’s probably a first: Drug laws and evidence-based policy: it’s time to start doing experiments on the British people – One day, someone at the Telegraph is going to sack Tom Chivers for injecting sense into their website. The secret US lobbyists behind Police and Crime Commissioner election – […]

National Novel Writing Month

There’s just a week until the 2011 version of National Novel Writing Month kicks off, and as with all my previous attempts at it, I haven’t decided whether or not I’ll have the time to do it this year. However, one thing I can report is that there’ll be write-in events taking place here in […]

Worth Reading 42: Where Chris Chibnall rules

Warning: contains a double dose of tactical nuclear bastard. The 24 types of Libertarian – Cut out and use as a game of bingo in certain comments threads. (via) Liberal – but not so democratic in the Lords – James Graham looks at why Lib Dem peers seem so reluctant to abolish their cushy, well-rewarded […]

Light posting ahead

(Because I need an excuse for that, obviously) Just to let you all know that I have decided to attempt NaNoWriMo again this year, so blog posts will be even sparser than usual until the end of the month, or until I abandon it, whichever comes first. I may post some samples and updates on […]