Short Story (Part 3): When The Tide Comes In

Continuing the story, Aphelia has a conversation with a familiar (and rather odd) barman before taking to the air on her resupply mission. Sorry if it needs a little more work - you're really my beloved guinea pigs for these drafts. Be sure to catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven't: … Continue reading Short Story (Part 3): When The Tide Comes In

Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

Ever wondered if the 3D printing an ancient Egyptian priest's vocal track to hear what he sounds like might be a bad idea? Me too.....According to the scientific report in Nature: Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun:"Only those able to verbally confirm that they had led a virtuous life … Continue reading Short Story: Like the Buzz of Crickets in High Summer

The Cosmic Highway (Early Writer’s Circle Work 2002)

During my years at college I was introduced by a friend to Men At Arms by Terry Pratchett, and now looking back I can see how Pratchett was a big influence on my style, particularly the way in which his dialogue was structured to provide comic effect, as well as the way in which his … Continue reading The Cosmic Highway (Early Writer’s Circle Work 2002)

Crumbs For Crow: A Solstice Fairy Tale

[This was another quick writing project that was done for the monthly challenge on http://www.fantasy-writers.org. I kept the working title as I liked it, but if anyone has a more appropriate one let me know. But first, sit back and have yourself a little slice of my dark, festive offering......]Through the shifting halls of dream … Continue reading Crumbs For Crow: A Solstice Fairy Tale