Real life

Update on the Day I Went Viral

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Remember this? Best final line of any book I’ve read for a while. pic.twitter.com/xtbKLxHrxY — Jonathan Pinnock (@jonpinnock) March 12, 2018 Four days on from the original tweet and the crazy bandwagon is running out of steam. It passed 6000 retweets a couple of mornings ago just after breakfast, but by that point it was already slowing to […]

Real life

The Day I Went Viral

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Well, I was going to write an entirely different blog post today, properly on topic about my forthcoming short story collection DIP FLASH (gotta keep mentioning it, eh?) But then this happened: Best final line of any book I’ve read for a while. pic.twitter.com/xtbKLxHrxY — Jonathan Pinnock (@jonpinnock) March 12, 2018 At the time of […]

Publications

The Incredible Zapriskie Ponders His Retirement Plan

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I should have posted about this yesterday, but I didn’t really feel like writing anything because of that thing that happened in the US. I haven’t got anything to add to the millions of words already written on the subject, except to point you in the direction of this post from eight years ago, which is […]

Real life

Where Was I / Where Am I?

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So, back home again after a very pleasant week in Cyprus. Touched down at 11PM last night, bang on schedule, and then waited for over an hour in the queue at Border Control and then a further three quarters of an hour for bags to turn up. This of course meant that we missed our […]

Real life

So, Where Was I?

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Back from a week’s break in the Peak District – the excuse being that it was our daughter’s 21st birthday and she’s at University up there. Beautiful part of the world, and the sun even shone on the day we climbed Mam Tor. Nice one, God. However, despite having plenty of time to let the […]

Real life

Now, Where Was I?

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Well, I never did get around to doing that “Merry Christmas” post, like you’re supposed to do in this kind of blog. Things suddenly got terribly complicated in the week leading up to Christmas, with my father being admitted to hospital suffering from an infection that left him in a very poorly state. Fortunately, he is […]