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)
I promised you there would be an exciting post this week! I’m here to announce that I’m publishing another book! You may recognise it, because I started posting the stories here on my blog until I got a bigger vision for them. So without further ado, say hello to my next book, Colours, a sci-fi … Continue reading Introducing: My Newest Book, Coming Soon!
Here's a sample of my newest writing exercise! Right from the first paragraph, the narrator sort of took over and I could hear her voice in my head so clearly! A wailing alarm jerks me instantly awake from a dream—a very pleasant dream too, I may add. Equal parts fear and excitement rush through me. … Continue reading Alert! New flash fiction story!
A comparison of "Father's Day" and "The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith" I am currently forcing my husband to watch The Sarah Jane Adventures--okay, I'm not forcing him, I promise he wanted to! The Sarah Jane Adventures, or SJA, is a spin-off series of Doctor Who that follows former companion Sarah Jane Smith who has … Continue reading Same Software, Different Case
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
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
The first in a new series of stories each inspired by a different colour! The sun rose in hues of violet that fateful morning. It was likely one of the most beautiful sunsets to ever grace the planet, but no one was watching it. In fact, very few were outside at all, and if they … Continue reading Purple