Monthly Archives: December 2011

‘Tis the Season to be something something…


Just 2 weeks until Christmas. I’m an athiest, but that doesn’t mean I don’t celebrate Christmas, it just means it isn’t the day my saviour was born. It still holds great personal and social meaning for me. So merry Christmas regardless which wierd bearded or hairless man / woman / lizard you believe has reserved you a place in heaven / hell. This brings me to seasons, religions and festivals in fantasy worlds. Much of my year revolves around seasons and holidays because they are the points where meaningful social interaction happens.

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I am more than you see


When I’m not writing I’m a father of one, waiting for the second, an amateur carpenter, gardener, marathon runner, musician and computer game player. Naturally writing is not earning me the money to do any of these other things. For that I’m a technical architect / IT manager / programmer / sys admin / DBA. I wear a lot of hats because the company I work for is very small, consisting of only six people at present. How does this relate to writing? I’m glad you asked. Read on.

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