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Are you sitting down…? Mark is blogging!!
“Welcome,” said my elder daughter recently, “to the twenty-first century.” Her remark was occasioned by my discovery of the meanings of ‘blog’ and ‘blogging’. Those words had hitherto been as inscrutable to me as ‘sooterkin’ and ‘cablish’ – but, as…Tags: author, blog, mark p henderson Continue
OCT 2013 NOTEBOOK ENTRY
The novel is still ‘nearing completion’; almost all the remaining text is drafted, but the pieces aren’t necessarily (to quote a well-known comedian) in the right order. Shuffling the pack is quite entertaining. Progress with this minimum opus has…Tags: author notebook, mark p henderson Continue
SEPT 2013 NOTEBOOK ENTRY
When (around the middle of August) the manuscript of the comic ‘Ruritanian’ novel hit the 75,000 word mark, roughly 10,000 from the end, I decided to stop and carry out second-draft revisions of the 90%-completed work. It was an unconventional…Tags: author notebook, mark p henderson Continue
AUGUST 2013 NOTEBOOK ENTRY
Almost as soon as I’d written my July notebook entry the weather turned hot, dry and sunny. Britain has enjoyed the best July weather for seven years – a heat wave, which ended a week or so ago (I’m writing…Tags: author notebook, mark p henderson Continue