He entered the Seer’s chamber. He supressed the shiver that ran down his spine every time he set foot in the room. The light was poor, only candle light casting dancing shadows on the litter of furniture that filled the dusty, dank room. He didn’t know why they refused to install the new lighting system … Continue reading The Seer
Today, I gave my class 30 minutes free writing time. I asked them to write a story based a picture and write about whatever the girl can see through a telescope. The extra challenge was whether they could make me feel hopeful when reding it. I decided there was no reason I couldn't write too … Continue reading Views- a short story
"How you gonna play this?" Carlos' voice crackled over her earpiece. The system never worked quite as well when in flying space. "Thought I might play this one by ear," she smiled, imaging Carlos' expression as he heard that one. Her hands moed across the touchscreen dials as she brought the ship close to the … Continue reading Nowhere to exit- a short story
I've been talking about doing this post for a while but to be honest I've been putting it off because it's just such a broad subject. I love steampunk, and I'm enjoying writing my own first foray into this genre but I want to make sure I do it justice. I've had several people ask … Continue reading What is Steampunk?
The glittery gem held all the secrets of the past. It was why she had always veered away from this particular haul. Some said it was cursed. Others said it was special technology that read your DNA. All she knew was that anyone who tried to steal it in the last ten years had not … Continue reading Nowhere to hide- a short story
It doesn't take much for the general populace to get excited these days. Even so, the noise and rushing of children closely followed by harrassed nannies piqued my interest. As I followed the hubbub, I realised that something was most definitely afoot. A crowd had gathered that would've put the Great Exhibiton to shame. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Miss Nicoletta and the Mysterious Mecha-Dinosaur
The universe just wasn’t big enough for both of them. No matter how far she travelled, to the edge of the Rim and back, there he was. Every. Damned. Time. He was ruining her business. No-one wanted to trust her with their jobs when he kept getting in her way and causing things to get...damaged. … Continue reading Nowhere to run- A short story
The chronometer started to crackle and whirr, the antenna was starting to rotate clockwise then counter-clockwise as it tried to lock on to the year Tobias had programmed in using the dials at the side. He waited, keeping hold of While who seemed to have frozen in place, his eyes wide as if he was … Continue reading Tempus Rock Extract 2
Hello there! I've decided to take a couple of minutes away from the Nano WIP to update you all on my progress. In a word: slow. The NaNoWriMo dashboard has very helpfully just told me that I am currently 4830 words behind where my target should be to hit the deadline. Eeep! I am taking … Continue reading NaNoWriMo update! Or the inane ramblings of a writer.
This is the prologue of the story I am currently writing as my Nanowrimo project. If you would like to see more as we continue Nanowrimo, leave a comment below! Prologue It was time to leave. Jason took one last look around at the Berlin Wall before traipsing off to find a quiet alleyway somewhere. … Continue reading Bad Day At Tempus Rock- Nanowrimo