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

book review, fantasy, science fiction, young adult

The Girl in the Storm by Ceri A Lowe

The weather has improved, but the storms still rage for those in the Community, in the second book of the Paradigm trilogy. 15 year old Alice Davenport, one of the first people to return to the surface after the waters that destroyed the old world receded, is now living domestic misery with fellow scout, Filip,… Continue reading The Girl in the Storm by Ceri A Lowe

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)

book review, horror, science fiction

Leech by Ellie Douglas

1000 years in the future and humanity has solved faster than light travel, instantaneous interstellar communication, and are looking to colonize a distant planet. Haven’t cured stupidity though. John is leader of a team exploring the earth like planet, Sol. After a meteor shower, he picks up one of the rocks to take back to… Continue reading Leech by Ellie Douglas