Shaun Nightshade

My views on the world, music, books and writing. Sometimes ranting, sometimes raving, but always something to say.

Always open to discussion and feedback.

My Top 11 Albums of 2018

This year has been a great one for music personally. I’ve loved music from a really early age, having been exposed to so many different genres by a father who got me listening to the joys of his music collection instead of the usual nursery songs. I suspect it was so he didn’t have to

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NaNoWriMo – Week 2

So at the end of last week I was just a shade over 37,000 words completed in this years challenge. Slightly ahead of the curve, which is good as I spent the weekend with hardly writing a word. It’s been a good week. The story is progressing nicely, well in

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NaNoWriMo Week One

So the first week of NaNoWriMo is over and I’m still slugging in there keeping my head above water. You can read some of the first draft here. It’s flawed and raw but the fact I’m actually writing something of length and managing to sustain it, is a good thing

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Under Canvas

“It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” Dave Berry   “Jesus Christ! Listen to that rain.” “Don’t touch the side of the tent idiot.” “Oh god, my sleeping bags wet at the bottom.” “Wet yourself

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The Unknown

We comprehend very little of our world, yet we purport to understand everything. We look to the stars yet can’t understand what is happening before us on this little rock. We understand what it takes to keep our bodies going, yet we don’t know how we came to be. We

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‘Every thought from here on in your life begins And all you knew was wrong?’ Steven Wilson

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Rocky Storm – Chapter One

  In summer it was a pleasure to walk along the banks of Ashborough and Greythorpe canal. Wild flowers covered the grass that lined the towpath, butterflies swooped on the currents between them. Where once old factories stood, nature was slowly regaining its former territory, in the time-honoured way. Fish

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