Author: K.D. Muir

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It’s Oscar Season

You thought the Oscars had finished for the year. That guy that always takes his shirt off in movies won Best Actor. That girl who never acted before won Best Supporting Actress. That guy...

Will this kind of view inspire me in a new land? 0

The End is Nigh

So I gave myself a deadline of Easter to finish my latest work. That’s seven weeks to do a rough draft of the final episode of my Celtic fairytale. Eight chapters remain. So if...

Caffeine is a motivating reward. 0

M&M: Part 2 – Motivation

It is said that ‘everyone has a book in them’. I don’t think this is quite true. If I was to take that statement further then perhaps the claim that ‘everyone has a quarter...

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M&M: Part 1 – Momentum

Me thinks you suddenly crave chocolate but I can tell you it is not the next topic of conversation. It’s just another poorly chosen acronym by yours truly. Over the next two posts I...

Dandelion Coffee is not for the faint of heart. 0

Get it Down Your Nek

Once a upon a time there was a man from Christchurch who performed a kegstand for 43 seconds and died shortly afterwards. I know it starts like a fairy tale but it is in...

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Every Man and His Blog

Blogs are a dime a dozen. I don’t mind saying that at all. Even mine is a particularly shiny needle in a continent-sized haystack. But even my tiny outlet has some reach. Why only...

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All-Time Top 10: National Flags

So which came first the chicken or the egg? Surely it was the egg because you can’t get those cute little fluffy baby chicks without first hatching them from eggs. Oh hang on, who...

Break out the Cow Shorts, the Big Day Out is in town! 0

The Big Day Out Returns…Again

In January 1994 I embarked on an outing with a group of friends. I don’t think any of us knew what we were in for on that day. We knew we were going to...

Use the 'Gods Eye View' to distance yourself from your characters. 0

How to Disappear

When writing a novel it is said that we put ourselves in some small or great way into the story. In one sense this is unavoidable. It is our story and when we take...