Twenty-First Century Books

The Invisible Library

Imagine a library which contains at least one copy of everything ever printed in this world. Imagine one which contains copies from many alternative realities of this world. Now imagine one which sends its librarians to these alternative realities to collect these copies, often in perilous situations, sometimes facing the supernatural or the magical. Welcome… Continue reading The Invisible Library

Life

From the North With Love: Macclesfield

Most towns have moments in their history which cause outsiders to snort in disbelief. Macclesfield has a Potato Riot. Not only that, but, this year, there was a re-enactment of it. The original riot was on the 13th April 1812. It began with threatening letters to the shopkeepers and ended with the Royal Cumberland Militia rounding up the ringleaders. In… Continue reading From the North With Love: Macclesfield

Life

Camp NaNo 2017

The recent trauma of moving and job-hunting, combined with the upcoming blogiversery (not that I tend to bother with such things) of this blog, have forced (okay, encouraged) me to re-evaluate. Life, work, writing, blogs. The lot. A revamp is currently underway on my other blog, and I’ve been planning how best to continue with… Continue reading Camp NaNo 2017