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  • Posts: 10,503
    One of the reasons I'm so in awe of those Fans ( we know a few) who have
    the discipline to set aside time, to write a book or two. =D> I don't know
    how they do it, like many of us, I have loads of ideas, but never carry them
    through :( So I'm sure trying to constantly find new stories, articles or
    points of interest for a blog must be equally as difficult.
  • MrcogginsMrcoggins Following in the footsteps of Quentin Quigley.
    Posts: 3,131
    What's with the change of Title then Draggers are you comming in from the cold ?...
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited July 2016 Posts: 12,774
    Yes, I thought it was silly to keep using the alias David Dragonpol (the serial killer villain of John Gardner's Never Send Flowers, 1993) from here on in. I thought it better to trade off my own name so that it doesn't look like I'm ashamed of my writing so much! Whether this is wise or not I don't know! I'll leave that judgement to my readers. :))
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited November 2016 Posts: 12,774
    The upcoming content will still be of the same quality though, despite the name change.
  • stagstag In the thick of it!
    edited September 2016 Posts: 943
    I've been absent from TBB for a while as I've been engaged with my own writing (still am actually) but intend to visit very soon. It is the only blog I subscribe to.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    stag wrote: »
    I've been absent from TBB for a while as I've been engaged with my own writing (still am actually) but intend to visit very soon. It is the only blog I subscribe to.

    Thank you for your continued support, @stag. It's really much appreciated. I hope the writing of your second novel is going well. :)
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    Just to let my readers know that The Bondologist Blog has just joined Instagram here:

    https://www.instagram.com/thebondologistblog/

    Give me a follow dear readers and I will of course follow back!
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited January 2017 Posts: 12,774
    Just a little trail for my upcoming comeback TBB article. I'm going to share the title with you all:

    "Hello, Goodbye": Kingsley Amis, Roald Dahl and You Only Live Twice (1967)

    Coming to TBB in January 2017...

  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Area 52
    Posts: 32,556
    Tell us when. Should be interesting.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited November 2016 Posts: 12,774
    Tell us when. Should be interesting.

    Thank you, friend.

    This month some time. Not sure of an exact date just yet as I'm still working at it. Should be something different at least!

    I'll of course let you know when it "goes live" on the blog. :)
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    At least I know my new article will have one reader in my pal @Thunderfinger! :D
  • stagstag In the thick of it!
    Posts: 943
    Make that two readers!
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    3.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    Aw, great news. Thank you friends! I just hope it will have been worth the wait! :)
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited January 2017 Posts: 12,774
    I and the blog get a mention in this James Bond Radio link (at around 1 hr 20 mins). Thanks to my friend Andrew McNess!

    http://jamesbondradio.com/closer-look-view-kill-podcast-113/?utm_content=bufferee0c6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

    You can find the TBB article Andrew refers to here:

    http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/the-madness-of-king-ernst-i-in-ian.html
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited October 2017 Posts: 12,774
    Well, I'm back writing again and trying to compose some new material for the blog. I'm blowing the dust away and hopefully the writer's block has passed sufficiently. ;)
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited January 2018 Posts: 12,774
    Well thanks to my wonderful readers my blog has finally passed the 100,000 views mark! It's currently on 100,271 views. It's taken over five years but I'm very happy to have reached this milestone. I hope to have a new blog article out very soon.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited February 15 Posts: 12,774
    UPDATE: A new article entitled "The Fate of the Other Employees of Hugo Drax's Terrestrial Empire in Moonraker (1979)?" should be up in the next while.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Area 52
    Posts: 32,556
    Nice! Tell us when it is available.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited January 18 Posts: 12,774
    Nice! Tell us when it is available.

    Will do. It's been a good few years (on 1 August 2015) since I published a new article of my own on the blog. There have been two Guest Articles since then, however.
  • Agent_99Agent_99 enjoys a spirited ride as much as the next girl
    Posts: 1,886
    I love the title!
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    edited January 18 Posts: 12,774
    Agent_99 wrote: »
    I love the title!

    I'm glad. It is a rather obscure topic perhaps, but I tend to specialise in that on TBB.

    It's something I've thought about for a good while and happily Christopher Wood had some thoughts on it too. I'll explore this all in-depth in the article. :)
  • BirdlesonBirdleson San Jose, CAModerator
    Posts: 26,260
    I'll read it.
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    Birdleson wrote: »
    I'll read it.

    Thanks. It's much appreciated. :)
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    I've just updated The Bondologist Blog with my first post there in over three years:

    http://thebondologistblog.blogspot.com/2019/06/john-gardner-james-bond-continuation.html
  • Agent_99Agent_99 enjoys a spirited ride as much as the next girl
    Posts: 1,886
    Hurrah! I hope there's more on the way now you've been inspired to get going again!
  • DragonpolDragonpol Schloss Drache ~ Defender of the Continuation.
    Posts: 12,774
    Agent_99 wrote: »
    Hurrah! I hope there's more on the way now you've been inspired to get going again!

    Thank you, @Agent_99. Yes, I hope to get some new material completed soon. This was the starting point after too many false dawns!
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