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Monthly Archives: October 2008
I’ve fiddled about with the blog design, as the more observant of you will no doubt have already noticed. I’m not sure about it at all, so if anyone has any opinions on the new look, let me hear them!
I feel no words are really necessary . . .
The Onion news website never fails to crack me up. This, that I found today, is no exception. http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/scott_bakula_jumps_into?utm_source=onion_rss_daily On another note, I watched Peter Kay’s “Britain’s Got the Pop Factor” last night. For the first five minutes I cringed, and thought Kay had lost it. The show quickly picked up, though, and I can honestly say I haven’t laughed as hard in ages. It was one of these shows that almost makes you want to give up writing, because …
After weeks of tinkering about with the WordPress/MySpace settings, I think I’ve now finally managed to convince one to talk to the other. As of now, every post I make here on BarryHutchison.com should (all being well) be replicated on www.myspace.com/barryhutchisonauthor I’ve had to cancel the other account I set up, because there was an underscore in the web address (it was /barry_hutchison) and that seems to be what was causing the problems. So, if you added me as a …
I’m back from Dublin now. It was a long, devastatingly dull week, but I managed to get the first draft of my new 7-9 year old manuscript completed. Once again, the title gives the whole game away, so I can’t reveal it yet. Let’s just say it’s a comedy horror, it has Elvis in it (well, sort of), and is likely to put children off a certain type of toy for life … Now, onto other news. A couple of …
So, I’m still waiting to hear the final decision on one of my manuscripts from a top international publisher. They seem very interested, but I’m trying not to get my hopes up too much. Hopefully I’ll be hearing something this coming week, at which point I should be able to reveal a little more. Until then, my lips are sealed. I’ve now finished the rewrite of the first of the two books I did recently for Egmont. Did I say …