Author Archives: tcjogden69

About tcjogden69

Former soldier, current boxing trainer/student living in Tbilisi.

The threat of Russia

Unless you live in a cave, you’ll probably be aware that over the last six months, Moscow and Kiev have been having a bit of handbags over Eastern Ukraine (also known as Novaya Rossiya). Just so that we’re on the … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Review

Let’s start with the obvious reasons as to why Ghosts disappointed: campaign gameplay that has never evolved, multiplayer that is also unchanged, the same thing done time and time and time and time again…blah blah blah. You’ve heard that all … Continue reading

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Why is war so important?

As a former military man, I obviously enjoy military topics, but I’m puzzled by the fascination the general public of almost every nation seem to have with war. In many ways, I suppose it’s a way of exhibiting your national … Continue reading

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What next for GGG, and why Andre Ward hates me.

There’s no doubt in my mind that Gennady Golovkin is the future of the middleweight division; his solid skills and knockout power likely mean that he will continue to steamroll his way through the ranks until he has unified the … Continue reading

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Writing & Agents Part 3: Pet Peeves

I am currently submitting my manuscript to every and any appropriate agent I can find. Because this process is incredibly frustrating, I’d like to vent a few pet hates that you too may have encountered/will encounter during your own writing … Continue reading

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Reise, Reise. (Das ist der titel, nicht das lied von Rammstein. Entschuldigung.)

Natia und ich daruber wo wir leben mochten denken; ich bin sicher dass ein weiteres jahr von Georgien wird genug sein.┬áIch liebe Frankreich, wo meine Eltern leben, aber es ist sehr ruhig dort…ich bin kein stadtmensch, aber ich denke dass … Continue reading

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Agents & Writing: Update

I recall writing in my last post about my pursuit of publication that I had written to an agency who requested my full manuscript which I worked on over the summer. They finally got back to me about three weeks … Continue reading

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