Everyone wishes for a second chance, and no one more than the traveller who holds one in his grasp. But what happens when that chance fails, time and time again?The total destruction of a planet, a boy leaving home, a teacher coming in contact with alien life, a draconic businesswoman hungry for power...These people and … Continue reading Get COLOURS: An otherworldly short story series TODAY!
If you read my post from Monday, you know that I'm writing a short story about a bonfire this week. But as I started writing, I started thinking that instead of just posting the finished product, I could walk you through the process of how I write! Why would I do this? Well, it's helpful … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 1)
Happy Tuesday, everyone! I'm here at the start of a new series of posts I will be making at the beginning of every week (usually on a Monday, but I wasn't able to get this out yesterday). These will just be brief updates about what I'm working on during the week, including some writing and/or … Continue reading How is it already Tuesday?
A writing warm-up Choose a word: bananaChoose a setting: in a space stationChoose a starting phrase: If I could stop If I could stop for just a few minutes at any space station in the galaxy, I think that I might actually come to appreciate them. As it is, they’re just places that I pass … Continue reading The Cloaked Stranger
The latest installment in the Colour Series. The Survivor stands alone on a barren world. There was life here, once. Life in abundance. The ocean alone was home to thousands of creatures. The skies were filled with calling birds. The scarce land was populated with people who treated their home planet with reverence. Now, there … Continue reading Red
Trying my hand at a spooky story for once! When I woke up, I thought I was dead. The world was never-ending darkness. There was no sound. No smell. And yet, a sense of dread settled so deeply within me that the hairs on the back of my neck stood on end. The beating of … Continue reading The Knock
Now that my (spectacularly amazing) wedding is over and I've settled into my schedule living with another human being, I've thrown myself full force into editing Project Pea. In the overall edits, I'm halfway through the book. I've ironed out some timing issues, changed a lot of individual scenes, and fleshed out one of the … Continue reading Project Pea: Finding My Voice
The latest instalment in the Colour Series. “How am I supposed to live on this single stupid planet for the rest of my life?” My own voice, roaring so loudly that it seemed to shake the very foundations of my home, replayed in my head. The force of the question made my stomach twist—but it … Continue reading Green
This was entered into a short story competition, and while it didn’t win, I still had lots of fun writing it so I wanted to share! The story had to involve someone randomly getting $20,000. I woke up with a start, opening my eyes and expecting to see a great big burning ball of fire … Continue reading Doomsday
The deep, rich blue of an ocean planet filled the viewport. Miss had never seen so much water on a single planet before. To another, it might have been awe-inspiring. To her, it meant a fortune. She knew there were precious minerals waiting under all that water and rock—minerals that were rare in a galaxy … Continue reading Blue