Tuesday, 17 June 2008

New novel has started

(Crossposted with City of Masks).

I've started my new novel, Gu, over on http://gu-novel.blogspot.com. Make sure you put in the "-novel" bit if you're typing it in, or you'll get someone else's blog in what looks to my inexpert eye like Tagalog, or possibly Malay.

I'm using the comments to do a kind of director's commentary track as I write. You can use them too, to ask me questions, point things out or whatever. I'd like to hear from you.

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Rumi on Podiobooks

I just found this on Podiobooks, where City of Masks is also hosted.

Rumi's Masnavi (or Mathnawi).

Podiobooks are podcast audiobooks - so this is a free audiobook of the translator reading an acclaimed translation of this mystical medieval Sufi poem.

Brand tags

Just came across this interesting experiment.

It's a website where people are asked to type in the one thing they most associate with particular brands.

A lot of major brands have a real perception issue. Try searching for the brands that are "evil", for example.