Yes I know, I’m like a bus. You wait ages for one and then three posts come along at once. What can I say, I’m in a particularly ranty and chatty mood. Make the most of it, I’ll probably disappear for the next two months. Well, I’ll try not to, but you know how it is 🙂
Anyway, enough rambling. I’ve been reading through the third book (again) and have decided once and for all that I hate bits of it. Not hate in the same way that I hated Pterodactyl, but close. Not all of it you understand, I still like the first couple of chapters, but everything after that doesn’t feel right. I can’t quite explain it and it’s probably because I’ve spent so long doing other things and not writing, but somethings wrong.
Just so you know, I started to write this post on the 15th June and have only just got round to publishing it, however, in that time some of the points I make have been verified in the national media. So at least now I know, it’s not just me 🙂
I’ll be the first to admit it, and I don’t mind who knows, I have an inherent distrust of Facebook. Don’t get me wrong I know and understand that some people use it for good means where keeping in contact is difficult, however, the impression I have of Facebook through the people I know who use it is that it’s something that’s just there to sap as many hours as possible achieving absolutely nothing.
I also know that the day is rapidly approaching where I’m going to have to join if only to get a greater social networking exposure.
I have to admit, I’m struggling. After publishing Shadow Retribution I picked up the third book (50 pages done, 15K words) and read through it again, sat down, started a new chapter and……
Nothing. Zippo, zilch, nada, big fat zero. I wrote a couple of paragraphs. I deleted them. I wrote another couple. Deleted them.
is, as the saying goes, paved with good intentions. Not that I think I’m going to hell for not doing any updates for a while mind you, but even so. Unfortunately life gets in the way, or as is more commonly the case my ‘real’ job.
Several weeks ago I got a phone call on Saturday, which doesn’t happen very often so I instantly know it’s a problem. Power failure at one of our data centre’s. Okay, fine thought I expecting to just wait until the power came back on, it’ll be fine the UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) will take over, job done. Except it was the UPS that caused the failure and the site was dark.
Irony at it’s finest, uninterruptable power supply that interrupted the power…..
Ive not been around for a few days as the mounting comments on the various posts and the lack of a response can atest! This is mainly due to a few factors outside of my control…. I was in Milton Keynes again on Saturday where, unfortunately, my car decided it had an ‘engine fault’. For the second time this week. A fault that was supposed to be fixed last Wednesday (well, it was fixed for 3 days I guess). Limping 130 miles home down the M1 at 50Mph is no fun at all!
Well, as Mark Twain said, reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. Well, not so much my death but the fact that I shamefully haven’t done any updates for quite a while. For that I apologise. I seriously admire those bloggers who can submit new posts multiple times a week, not just that but actually have something interesting to say.
I’ll try to be better. Promise.