The Trials of Sherlock Holmes is out now!

Originally posted on A Tolkienist's Perspective:
Today is the day my first every book is unleash onto the world, and you can imagine, I’m super excited! It was quite the journey from conception to the last-minute revisions of the manuscript. The joy of walking step-by-step as it were, alongside the characters, and creating situations…

On Descriptive Grammar and Banal Bigotry

Originally posted on blawg:
I am forever being told that prescriptive spelling is a tool of oppression. And always, the way being defended, just happens to be fucking American – Tim Every few months or so a series of memes and critiques run through the social media mill, and they all sing the same refrain: “telling…

The Road to Little Dribbling: Bill Bryson

Originally posted on travels in my own country:
Travelling Companions 2 I seem to have decided on the pattern of reviewing these from most recently read and working backwards. Actually I’ve been enjoying the sunshine too much and haven’t had much inclination to sit, for more than a minute or two, in front of a computer…