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The Dust Lounge

On cover design. Because it matters.

I love covers. I really love covers. I’m not talking about musical covers. (As an aside, if we were talking about musical covers then I’d point you in the direction of Tori Amos’s Strange Little Girls album. Just covers. Just bloody awesome.) I’m talking about book covers. And if you turn around and tell me you don’t judge a book…

Creative Input: Turning up the heat

It’s holiday season – time for ice cream and deck chairs and the aromatic burn of barbecues. It’s time for mosquito bites and criss-crossed tan lines. It’s time for my legs to shine bright like matchstick beacons during the one week of the year they’re let out from their shroud of denim. And this year, for the first time in…

Killer comb-over

Who’s the baddy?

It’s been a bit quiet over here in the dust lounge, I do humbly apologise. A combination of the day job attempting to delve its nasty little fingers across the work-life balance scales, and fitting in the final-pass edits on Grind Spark have pretty much flung me off the radar. But I’m back today and this time I’m just gonna…

TBR pile

The TBR Files

I’m just gonna come right out and say it – I’ve got a problem.  It’s a good problem, but I’m midway through my current read and I’m already wondering what’s going to be up next. The thing is, my to-be-read pile is out of control. I mean, I’m not the fastest reader in the world, and there’s so many books…

john dies at the end

Creative Input: the weird and the blues

First up – there’s still time to enter my giveaway to win a signed print copy of Double Vision. You’ve got ‘til Monday 2nd May at 5pm BST and all you’ve gotta do is follow me on Twitter and retweet the below tweet. Win a signed copy of DOUBLE VISION. Out 30th April. Follow and RT to win. #DoubleVision pic.twitter.com/COFg2Q5QAG…