Your posts can be long but you need to be concise. And stay on point.
While I'm still putzing around finalising this new section of the site – defining the dividing line between what goes in and what stays out (definitely no lawtech) I'm just posting up this totally unsolicited comment by Greg Bufithis on my advice to him on writing...
I am often accused of employing “TL;DR” blog posts. But I detest an environment which rewards simplicity and shortness, which punishes complexity and depth. However it was Charles Christian who taught me “your posts can be in depth but do not need an army of phrases, moving across a wide landscape, to wrestle your ideas to the ground. You can be long but you need to be concise. And stay on point”. He does not edit all of why work (he had no hand in this one) but I try to keep myself in check in every piece I write.
Curated by English barrister and Reuters correspondent turned editor, author, blogger, podcaster, award-winning tech journalist, storyteller, and sometime werewolf hunter Charles Christian. He writes, he drinks tea, he knows things. This site also has links to Charles' books and the Weird Tales Show videos and podcasts.
Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and rogues, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough. He now lives in a barn on a ley-line in rural East Anglia. His latest book is The Mysterious Wold Newton Triangle: Wraiths, Werewolves & Other Weird Tales from the Yorkshire Wolds (Haunted Landscapes Volume 2)
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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