Novel in progress: Working title ‘Of Marshes and Starlight’
A sequel to ‘The Captain‘ we follow on with Ashton’s adventures across the Aethermarinus as he once again must avoid getting into the clutches of the tyrant, Descada. That, however, is not his only trouble…
Voted one of the Judges’ Favourites on Ink and Insights 2017.
Continue reading “They won’t learn, will they Morris? You’re a Swamp Monster, not a Walump”
Novel in progress: Working title ‘Zero’
Zero is one of those ideas that seems great until you try to write it, and then you stumble into all sorts of technical-fact difficulties which slow things down. Trying to get the right balance of fantasy/reality – to ground the writing so that its believable, but still make it an adventure that can transport us out if this world, for a little while at least.
Continue reading “Waking up isn’t an odd thing, usually.”
Completed Novel: The Captain, the Avaeste and the King
This adventure started for me as an experiment in semi-lyrical prose. But by the time I’d written 30 pages (in a spectacular two-day stint) I realised I loved the characters and story too much to let them go just yet.
What followed was an epic quest, (for me and for my new written-to-life friends), as we discovered how to traverse the Aethermarinus and remain intact. Continue reading “‘A Marsh Walump!’”