The Unexpected Guest

It's SpinTunes time again and though I have not joined in as a competitor, I did offer up my services to the Boffo Yux Dudes, who have an ongoing tradition of carpet-bombing the last round of SpinTunes with 'shadow' songs (i.e. not official competitors, but meeting the requirements of the … Continue reading

Writing Progress

This year I once again had a go at the NaNoWriMo challenge of writing a book/50,000 words in the space of 30 days. I bent the rules somewhat this time around, using the 50k to finish off Some Other Scotland (yes, at last, I know!), write several short stories for both Every Photo Tells... and 100 … Continue reading

A Year of Stories

This weekend we hit two milestones over at Every Photo Tells.... First of all, we published our fiftieth short story on the podcast. That's rather impressive, considering that we would have been happy to have been publishing our twentieth by this stage and that is due to the writers who have been … Continue reading

More from Vienna

My micro spin-off from Wiener Blut has now appeared at 100 Word Stories. It is called 'Kardinalschnitte' (after the cake which goes so well with Viennese coffee) and links directly into the back-story of this week's main Wiener Blut episode, telling a very brief story about the Meiers. There is a … Continue reading

Question Time

If you are interested in what goes on behind the scenes to put together an episode of 'Some Other Scotland', you may like to visit two blogs that have been running interviews with podcasters over the last few months. First of all, Rich at Random Pimpage has a series called "8 Questions", … Continue reading