By now you will realise that this blog centres on my love for words and for writing. So writing a book was of course a childhood dream. I've made a number of attempts at writing a book but the furthest I got was to chapter eight of a work of fiction. It's now on a floppy disc in my attic somewhere so I doubt it will ever see the light of day, never mind words in a published title. But the seed remains in my storybox (the bookshelf that is my mind). Then 18 months ago I pursued my interest in a niche area - policing and social media - and began to research and write on the subject. The...