I want to talk to you about this excerpt from Rowling’s new book. https://twitter.com/NickMDuffy/status/1306273216189665280 There are rules in writing that can, and should, be ignored and broken whenever it is useful to do so. One such rule is that you should never write a character’s … Continue reading Writing the Accent
Dossier #1 FAO: All my lads. From: Ellenbach Voransis All right, lads and lasses. I know you know your jobs and all, but I’d be a poor leader if I didn’t do any actual leading, so I’m going to get this all down in writing … Continue reading Example Text Logs for my Portfolio
It was late afternoon when Millicent Thatcher walked into the pub; early enough that the post-work rush had yet to begin. Sallow men lurked in the shadows still, nursing the same pint they had bought when the doors had open – an amber talisman to … Continue reading Barred
Hello, you lot. To celebrate, well, nothing, I'm doing a special competition where three people can win a copy of one of my books. The winners, chosen by me on July 1st, will be able to choose one book each from my catalogue (I have … Continue reading Free Book Giveaway
Meera threw the headset down onto her bed and threw open the window. The room was too hot again – somehow, there was just never enough ventilation. The noise of the city far below did its best to flood the room, but it was a … Continue reading Lunoire – Part 2
You might have noticed there's an obnoxious little pop-up on my page now. I'm sorry, but it's a necessary evil to help inform people of my new mailing list 🙂 I'm not always dilligent at updating my website regularly, as you may have noticed, and … Continue reading I have a mailing list now!
A new story. It's scifi. It's good. - A lump of gristle crested the surface of the tank before sinking back below the yellow waves. On the gantry above, Isaac adjusted his mask – the smell was starting to seep through, he would need to … Continue reading Lunoire – Part 1
I'm starting something new.
Character Name: Kraker Gameplay Role: Engineer/Area Denial – Unique power would be a data bomb that fills the enemy HUD with awful pop-up messages and spam for a moment, affecting their view. Character Profile: Late 40s, white (although could be any ethnicity), female, Dutch Character … Continue reading A Character Writing Thing I did yonks ago.
‘We could just leave it, you know.’ Liam didn’t hear him. He was on his belly, his face inches away from the device. He wasn’t about to let the outside world distract him. Edward persisted. ‘We would have walked right past it anyway. It’s not … Continue reading A sample