In which I publish some fiction, clear out a desk, and redesign the website to be more accessible.
“Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one” – Terry Pratchett. I truly believe that by reading and writing fantasy – and sometimes scifi – I get to explore more than if I didn’t write any genre fiction. Fantasy delves into so many… Continue Reading “Musings On My Writing”
For me, the most difficult thing was to get a proper pace of writing outside the mad rush that is NaNoWriMo.
I’ve touched on how I write worldbuilding notes before, but in the meantime, I’ve also started to use the program Aeon Timeline (not a sponsored mention) to keep the timeline in my longer works, like The Ruon Chronicles, straight. And Aeon is helping a… Continue Reading “How I Write Worldbuilding Notes”
The day is here! The final cover for Forgotten is ready! Behold – Blurb: Nine years ago a plane crashed outside the village. Since then sigils have kept the darkness away. Joshua dreams of flying and escaping the burning fuselage unhurt. Now fourteen, he… Continue Reading “Cover Reveal! Forgotten”
I have a guest post on the Rachel Poli’s blog today! Titled “How to create your own fantasy language“, it has a ton of resources and even a taste of a language from The Ruon Chronicles! Head over to Rachel’s blog – and be sure to… Continue Reading “A Guest Post! – Building a fantasy language”
Or, on building a new world I have gotten so used to writing in the world of Airtha-Eyrassa, that building a whole new world for Porselein has come as quite a shock to my system! Suddenly I’m left with a complete blank page screaming… Continue Reading “Adventures in writing “Porselein””
“First Blood” was written for last week’s Microcosms. My prompts were coma patient, galactic war, and memoir. First Blood This time they had not come for our mines, but for our other resources – clean water in abundance and cheap labour. The battle between… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: First Blood”
Inspired by a writing group prompt. Calling the Rain She worked at a desk in the corner of her upstairs room. Cogs and thin pieces of copper wire littered the wooden surface, the tiny tools she used taken from her clock workshop below. Tightening… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: Calling the Rain”
“At the Altar” was written for Microcosms last week. My prompts were weather forecaster, temple, and crime. It turned out quite… interesting. At the Altar The people had chosen him on the day the weather forecaster came to town. Selected unanimously, his hands were… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: At the Altar”