Author: phil

  • The algorithm has no soul

    I think it’s time for a post about music! There will be a lot of these… The beginning of December is Spotify Wrapped time and, as someone who loves a chart and loves a statistic I’m pretty much target audience for this feature. And, as expected, when this year’s rundown was released last week there […]

  • Do you want to know what I think?

    I finished a book last night, and now I’ve got a blog that I need to generate content for I thought that I should post a review. No one wants to read endless updates about how I’ve nearly finished another draft of my novel but have thought of 15 new things I need to go […]

  • Going down a storm

    I love me a podcast. Several times in the last week I’ve been listening to things and thought that was really good, I should tell someone about that and, whilst I tweeted about a couple of these, it’s a thought I have regularly enough that it could easily become a regular feature on this, my […]

  • My writing week

    Bit disappointed in last week, which was about 4,500 words in total and I’ve fallen behind the pace I was trying to set. I could try to catch up, but I’ve learned a few things since (kind of) properly committing to #200WordsADay and one of those is… well, here’s the process I seemed to have […]

  • End of Part One

    I wrote 538 words today, with a lot of running, and a bit of shooting. Not everyone escaped though… Join me and create the daily writing habit with the #200WordsADay Challenge — Phil Oddy (@philoddy) November 9, 2022 That’s today’s word count. Yesterday I wasn’t feeling great so I stopped after 230. That’s just […]

  • WIP update

    I wrote 1023 words today, tying up some loose ends and making the whole story look waaaay more thought out and planned than it was! Join me and create the daily writing habit with the #200WordsADay Challenge — Phil Oddy (@philoddy) November 7, 2022 I’m writing a novel. It’s probably called Echoes, it’s about […]

  • So empty!

    There is nothing worse than an empty blogexcept an old blog.So I’ve removed the old blogand am filling the empty blog. It will get better than this, but in the meantime have a look at some books