Posts tagged Neil Gaiman
Fossils

I’ve never been a career chaser.  I’ve worked in post rooms, telesales, technical departments, shops and kitchens, but none of those jobs have ever been about earning a pension.  Nope, I’ve always been there to pay some bills and make my bank account look a little healthier.  The carrot the world tied to the end of the stick it chose for me was never a gold watch.  Which is why, every so often, I find myself in a room full of people having a meeting where the best I can hope to do is look interested.  During those meetings, I always catch myself looking around the rest of my fellow captives, trying to spot anyone else doing the same as me.  Sadly, it seems we’re a dying breed.

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Out Loud

I’ve been writing stories, in one form or another, since I was about six or seven.  It’s hard to be sure exactly when I started.  It’s all become a bit of a blur thanks to, well, getting old.  I know I was definitely small enough that older relatives thought it was adorable.  I guess it was at the age where it’s socially acceptable to patronise a child for trying to do something you associate with grown-ups.  

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