fiction, horror, short story, writing

They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

Nina saw the overturned boat first, caught up in the weeds near the side of the lake, and then the dozen dead bodies sprawled naked on the shore. Dad had brought her to the park to feed the ducks, but he’d forgotten the bread, and now he sat on the bench glued to his phone.… Continue reading They’re Coming To Get You by Iseult Murphy

NaNoWriMo, science fiction, writing

Update #2

Anyone else experience missing time last week? I’m not completely sure, but I strongly suspect that I was abducted by aliens. I don’t seem to have written anything of Ebony Flambeau from Wednesday 8th to Sunday 12th. Alien abduction seems to be the only explanation. It’s the one I’m going with anyway. Soooo... I wrote… Continue reading Update #2

NaNoWriMo, science fiction, writing

Update #1

I wrote 6981 words of Ebony Flambeau this week. That’s a little over two chapters. I’ve changed from third person to first person and then back to third person, and I’ve discovered lots of areas that will need research before the second draft, but it’s progressing and I’m happy about that. How did your writing… Continue reading Update #1

NaNoWriMo, science fiction, writing

Camp NaNoWriMo (again)

It’s that time of year... again. After writing a novella in April, I’ve decided to write an epic space opera this month. If you’ve read Return to Hades and Other Adventures, you may be aware of the space mutant, Ebony, from the title story of the collection. The plan is to write a whole novel… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo (again)

fantasy, fiction, horror, writing

Half Way Through 2020

I can’t believe we are at the half way point of the year already. Soon will be the Summer Solstice, and after that the days will be growing shorter once more and winter will be on its way. I couldn’t have predicted the things that have happened in the last six months, but it isn’t… Continue reading Half Way Through 2020