Well, I gained a new writing buddy (Thanks Cirsten), who's helped me bring Red Star to an acceptable draft, and now it's over to the to experts at Raindance once again.
James Burbridge is tough but fair. Harsh... biting... critical - in short, everything you need in a reviewer!
I think his review of Collider and the subsequent changes are what pushed it through, so I'm asking him to come up with gold again for Red Star, which is so very nearly ready to release into the world.
I have a stiff drink on-hand for when I open his review, ready for surgery - the painful cutting away of the extraneous crap
Talking of surgery and pain, nearly came a cropper off the bike today. Leaves, rain and sodding-bloody-fucking manhole covers! Or paint - thick, white line paint - on EVERY corner, bend or slight turn throughout London. THREE near-knee-downs (not in a good way), plus masses of hilarious zig-zagging - or was that hysterical? Good thing I usually often sometimes wear leathers. Might even get my armadillo out tomorrow, dammit. I am too old for 'proper' biking. I shall jack it in and become a fair-weather biker only.
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