Sitrep as of 20 May, 2011... ... ...
Well as it stands now, I'm three quarters of the way through checking through the manuscript. I know it's going to be edited and proof read, however I didn't want to send it off without having a last look through to cross the T's and dot the O's, as it were (as in Ö which comes up quite a bit actually).
My input into the Night website seems to be growing by the week. Once I would switch on the computer, check my emails and then read the news. Nowadays I turn it on, read emails, Facebook, Night, every now and then check my blog and then read the news.
Why is life so complicated? Weren't computers designed to simplify everything? ^^
I recently held a poll on Night as well The question was whether I should use my full name, Richard Rhys Jones, or stick with R.R. instead. A certain Mr. John Holt brought the matter up and it stuck in my brain like an irate beetle until I put it to the vote.
After much to-ing and fro-ing I decided on using my whole name.
I know most of you call me Reg but Reg Jones doesn't inspire seriousness, in fact it sounds like a character in a 1960's Carry On film.
Dick Jones either belongs in a private eye firm or the porno industry and R.R., well... it goes like this. A very nice chap called Matt Hammond pointed out that RR sounds a bit, in his words, "piratey". Piratey as in, "Ar, Ar Jim me lad, shiver me timbers," etc etc. I'm sure you get the point.
That clinched it I'm afraid.
The last thing I need is people thinking Treasure Island when they hear my name.
Hence the title change.
The Literary Trials of Richard Rhys Jones.
As ever, feel free to comment, I will simply ignore all the nasty ones :-)
Tara peeps, back to the MS.