Personal (Life and Observations)

From the Sofa and the Window of Carl Rackman

Sometimes Things Just Make Me Angry

Sometimes I get angry about stupid things. Not the usual stuff writers get angry about. You know, “your” instead of “you’re”, adverbs, Oxford commas, (<- there’s one!) and all the other inconsequential nonsense that passes for provocative on Twitter these days. No, these are passing clouds on an otherwise glorious day. I’m talking about STUPID …

The Indie Landscape – Watch Your Step!

Storytelling is the creative skill du jour. It is an increasingly common way for the ordinary people of the industrialised West to express themselves and their imaginations to the world at large. The rise of self-publishing and its tyrannical champion, Amazon, has given an unprecedented platform to those who want to express themselves through writing. Having cut …

Rackman is Back…man!

Hello, world!   Yes, the rumours are true. The writer formerly unknown as Carl Rackman has returned from self-imposed exile to reclaim his title as the second-best science thriller writer in his street. This winter I admit I have been elusive. After a seamless rise to self-publishing fame and fortune* I suffered a series of setbacks in …