With NaNoWriMo rapidly approaching, I thought I'd finally get around to posting this. I had originally planned to film this as a youtube video, but I've been struck down by a cold/flu type nasty and none of you want to hear that. So here we are, in blog form instead. Sign up for the NaNo website. … Continue reading 11 steps of Preptober
What a week it's been. Not only did I turn 30 on Monday (21st), but I also finished editing Soul Echo! I'm still planning on entering it into the Kindle Storyteller UK 2018 competition so I'm working on getting it uploaded as we speak. The Kindle/Kindle Unlimited version is already live here: Link to kindle store … Continue reading What a week!
The Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition is back for it's second year. Last year the winner was David Leadbeater with The Relic Hunters. I thought about entering the competition last year but there was no way that I could've had Soul Echo ready in time to enter. Then, of course, I completely forgot all about it until … Continue reading Kindle Storyteller Writing Competition 2018
"Alright, the scene is set. Let's hope today is the day. T-minus ninety seconds till connection occurs." The room erupted into motion as everyone scrambled to get to a monitor to watch. Harold was going through the crowd taking bets on whether it would succeed or fail. In office MMCCXLIX of the Fates Department, the … Continue reading Project 365 Day 10: missed connections
They say that when you die, you see a white light and go to paradise. Well, the first part was right. I followed the bridge light but instead of ending up in paradise, I ended up in Processing. Maybe I took a wrong turn at the Pearly Gates or something. Word from the front (of … Continue reading Project 365 Day 8: Heaven is Full
"I saved your life." "You pushed me off a building!" "Saved your life didn't I?" "And broke my arm in the process!" "But you're alive..." That earned me a scowl that could have frozen a volcano solid. "Next time I'll leave you on that roof with the gun wielding crackhead shall I?" "I would have … Continue reading Project 365 Day 7: Lifesaver
On the island of Noarth Vale, dragons and humans have coexisted for hundreds of years. So much so that the two species started to combine life spans to live longer and more harmoniously. Dragon eggs hatch when the Dragonling's pairbond Human is born. Every egg for the past two hundred years. All except for one. … Continue reading Project 365 Day 6: Dragon
Andrew used the rearview mirror to add the finishing touches to his make up before popping on his bright red nose and pulling on his colourful wig. With his back of tricks, he approached the house and rang the bell. His heart almost stopped when Detective Melanie Brierly opened the door, but when she smiled … Continue reading Project 365 Day 4: Magnificent
Here Lies Annie Morden Beloved Daughter Admired Sister 1988-2017 Annie stood beside her gravestone watching her little sister grieving over her. No matter how many times she tried, she couldn't get through to Sarah. It was worse on the days when her mother was there too. "You can't keep this up, you know." A … Continue reading Project 365 Day 2: Here Lies..
Soul Echo is an idea that I first thought up way back in 2007 after catching an article about overpopulation in a newspaper. This was also the year that I discovered NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I used this idea for it and tried and failed epically because I tried to do it alone. The next year … Continue reading Soul Echo: Discovery