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📂 Categories Autism Books Children’s Illustrated Fiction Illustrated fiction for young children: The Foolish Hedgehog and Quack, Quack, Quack. Give My Hat Back! Creative Writing The art of writing fiction, inspiration and themes. Crime Fiction The crime fiction category covers the crime novels The Private Enemy and The Fourth Protectorate and also the crime short stories I’ve Heard the Mermaid Sing and I’ve Heard the Mermaid Sing. Fiction Fiction books and other stories. Language Natural languages including regional dialects. (La)TeX The TeX typesetting system in general or the LaTeX format in particular. Music Norfolk This category is about the county of Norfolk in East Anglia (the eastern bulgy bit of England). It’s where The Private Enemy is set and is also where the author lives. Security Site Information about the Dickimaw Books site. Speculative Fiction The speculative fiction category includes the novel The Private Enemy (set in the future), the alternative history novel The Fourth Protectorate, and the fantasy novel Muirgealia.
Account Alternative History Sub-genre of speculative fiction, alternative history is “what if?” fiction. book samples Bots Conservation of Detail A part of the creative writing process, conservation of detail essentially means that only significant information should be added to a work of fiction. Cookies Information about the site cookies. Dialect Regional dialects, in particular the Norfolk dialect. Docker Education The education system. Fantasy Sub-genre of speculative fiction involving magical elements. File formats Hippochette A pochette (pocket violin) with a hippo headpiece. I’ve Heard the Mermaid Sing A crime fiction short story (available as an ebook) set in the late 1920s on the RMS Aquitania. See the story’s main page for further details. Inspirations The little things that inspired the author’s stories. Linux Migration Posts about the website migration. Muirgealia A fantasy novel. See the book’s main page for further details. News Notifications Online Store Posts about the Dickimaw Books store. Quack, Quack, Quack. Give My Hat Back! Information about the illustrated children’s book. See the book’s main page for further details. Re-published Articles that were previously published elsewhere and reproduced on this blog in order to collect them all together in one place. Sale Posts about sales that are running or are pending at the time of the post. Site settings Information about the site settings. Story creation The process of creating stories. TeX Live The Foolish Hedgehog Information about the illustrated children’s book. See the book’s main page for further details. The Fourth Protectorate Alternative history novel set in 1980s/90s London. See the book’s main page for further details. The Private Enemy A crime/speculative fiction novel set in a future Norfolk run by gangsters. See the book’s main page for further details. Unsocial Media A cybercrime fiction short story (available as an ebook). See the story’s main page for further details. World Book Day World Book Day (UK and Ireland) is an annual charity event held in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland on the first Thursday in March. It’s a local version of the global UNESCO World Book Day.