I never think much about Earth, but right at this moment I am.

Novel in progress: Dizzy of Xanthra

Dizzy is a human girl who belongs to a Veyan family, a very long way from Earth. She has never considered running away until a situation arises which makes her question what she believes about her life, her family, and her future.

Judges Comments:

 ‘This story felt very original and is unlike anything else I have read’
Jessica de Bruyn

‘This is a unique narrative and the premise is well-thought out and well-presented.’
Kim Aiken

There is a depth in your theme here that is staggering.’
The immediacy of both Dizzy and the action are wonderful.’
– Jess P

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There is a raven sitting upon the bell tower

Novel in progress: Working title ‘Arellian’

“There is a raven sitting upon the bell tower. A raven with a keen, unsettling gaze. A look focused, searching, and somehow mischievous and wise at the same time. But this raven sitting on the bell tower is not of the genus corvus, not a crow’s relative at all, but a man, or something near to a man at least – certainly within our vale that is the nearest thing to what he is.”

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