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Short Short Fiction: Showdown

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Just something quick for Saturday night. A western in 128 characters including spaces. Two men facing, staring. The clock strikes 12. A sneer; a buzzing fly; a twitch. One reaches; one fires; one falls. Fade to black.

Thursday Thirteen #22

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Thirteen Characters from Mark Caldwell’s Pulp Adventure stories My short story, The Electron Jockey, has been accepted for Astonishing Adventures Magazine issue #1 here are some of the character’s who appear in The Electron Jockey or the sequels I’m writing at the moment. For a bit of fun most of their names were taken straight […]

The Electron Jockey: Accepted

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

Astonishing Adventures Magazine have accepted my short story, The Electron Jockey, for inclusion in their first issue. I went on a writing course taught by Richard Hill at the University of Liverpool Department of Continuing Education a few years ago. I always remember him describing a short story as a Tea Cup going over the […]

The Film Ghetto

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Empire (September 2007) has an interesting article “My Week in TV Hell” has an interesting article about films on terrestrial television in the UK. I thought it was a fluff piece at first: Dorian Lynskey watches every film shown on the five terrestrial analogue services in the UK for a week. However once you get […]

The Electron Jockey

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Finished writing a short story I’ve been working on called “The Electron Jockey” tonight. I’m going to edit it tomorrow and sub it before the end of the month if I still like it tomorrow…

Thursday Thirteen #20

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Thirteen Things Mark Caldwell is listening to/watching/reading in the last week. You’ve Got To Laugh – Nik Kershaw. Arrived this week from Short House Records and in my CD player a lot since then. Includes a warning that it may include traces of irony. Traces? Some might say that alone is ironic. The tunes could […]

Talentless Spammers

Saturday, July 14th, 2007

I doubt the individual responsible for this post will ever read it. I have no intention of replying to their e-mail by e-mail. I’d like thank them for their kind offer on information on how I can reduce spam to my site through my contact form but I really don’t need their help. I’ve been […]

And in a Packed Sunday…

Sunday, July 8th, 2007

Last day of my week off today. I’ve done a lot this past week although as is normally the case with a week off not as much as I wanted to. I started the day with a trip into the city centre with plans to get some photographs for Wordless Wednesdays and to do a […]

Thursday Thirteen #15 / Post 500

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

My Thursday Thirteen this week happens to coincide with my 500th post to this blog so I thought I’d combine the two events. Here are 13 posts from the 500 posts by Mark Caldwell about having Too Many Ideas… My First Post which isn’t particularly exciting: Staring at a Blank Page. Favourite picture: A reed […]

Mass Convert 0.5.1 Now with GUI Goodness

Sunday, June 17th, 2007

Here is the first of my Vue Python scripts rewritten to add a proper interface, MassConvert. Although this isn’t the most useful of my scripts, the one with the most downloads, the one with the most requests for changes or my favourite script I’ve done it first. Why? Because this was the script that covered […]

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