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Fave Dave lines and a tee shirt plan

May 19, 2015 - 17:14 -- Admin

Spent a little downtime investigating tee shirts today. I've long wanted a Burger tee, but thought I might look at getting a couple of designs done for The Dave too.

The English cover art suggests itself as suitable, but for a more understated look I thought a stylised splitting maul and a line of text from the books.

Karin's espresso martini quip would do nicely.

Jog my memory about your fave lives below and I'll see what I can do.

Containing The Dave

May 13, 2015 - 12:10 -- Admin

[Warning, for US and UK readers, this thread contains SPOILERS for all three Hooper books]

In a comment deep in the thread below, 'Sly' remarked upon Dave's character development, or lack thereof. Echoing a point Sparty raised, he admitted he found it difficult to like the narrator because he was a fuckwit.

New fave podcast: OtherPPL

May 8, 2015 - 10:03 -- Admin

I came across Brad Listi's writerly podcast OtherPPL via a story that popped up on Flipboard a few nights ago. It's a series of interviews with writers, mostly. These sort of things can be dire, but Listi has a great manner, is a natural storyteller and interviewer (the two don't always go together), and he chooses his guests well.

The Lost Weekends

May 7, 2015 - 10:04 -- Admin

I'm putting together a feature for a magazine. Yes, I now, I promised never to do that again.... but they backed a truckload of money up to my front dooooor!

Anyway, having spent a couple of days researching it, I suddenyl realised I'd been wasting my time. Or at least not using it well. The best resource I had was here.