As per the last blog post I started a new job – and am currently on the learning curve. I remember the days when I used to read other things than technical docs and manuals. This is another slight tangent from the intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelfContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing – a pause”
#FridayFlash Zoophilia My brother was killed by a giant clam, in Weston-Super-Mare. My uncle started something with three gorillas that didn’t end well. My cousin at Bristol Zoo? Well the less said about what happened to him the better. Perhaps then I wasn’t the best person to volunteer to look afterContinue reading “Friday Flash – Posted to BRSBKBLOG in March 2014”
#FridayFlash The doom that came from the sky The skystone lies in deepest shadow at the heart of the castle that was built around it. The lineage of the finder are its protectors. It is death, it is mayhem and it waits. # The first crashing collision reverberates through the hall. The prince looks atContinue reading “Friday Flash – posted to BRSBKBLOG in April 2014”
So it’s all over – and how did I do? I got an honourable mention. I’m happy with that, maybe next year I can make my way onto the Top Ten? I’ll present my musings on the experience and then post my three stories below warts and all, as they were sent to the competitionContinue reading “NYC Midnight challenge 2014 – published on BRSBKBLOG May 2015”
#FridayFlash Overdue book I checked the Necronomicon out of the library and now I can’t find it, and it’s overdue. I’ve probably mislaid it in my non-Euclidean bedroom. Perhaps it has been eaten by some rugose, squamous, tentacular horror? Perhaps someone else picked it up? Elsie from my mum’s book club did go mad lastContinue reading “Fridsy Flash – added on BRSBKBLOG in July 2014”
I blog over on http://brsbkblog.blogspot.co.uk/ about books & films as well as hosting guest posts and interviewing other writers. For all other writing stuff I’ll blog here.
Going through Synopsis hell but have had great advice from Joanne Hall. Tim Stevenson recommended this post. David Tallerman has written a post as has Gareth L Powell. And there was some good advice at the last Novel Nights, which I sadly missed because work sent me to foreign climes. Thanks to everyone who sent me goodContinue reading “Synopses”