Even in the darkest hour, you can see his light. Do you know how hard it is living with a superhero? The calls in the middle of the night, the codenames, the cover stories, trying to help him fix his stupid costume because he ripped another one and the fact he glows in the dark! … Continue reading Origins- a short superhero prompt story
The van shuddered as someone bashed on the back door. Todd clambered over the seat and stretched as far as he could to hit the catch. The door swung open and his Boss almost fell in, his ridiculous costume impeding his ability to walk. Todd felt the responsibility to help him up so he ignored … Continue reading Blue Screen of Death (A Todd 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?
A bold opening gambit I know but stay with me. I had this epiphany the other day. Recently, I blogged about the reasons I write and they were varied and relatively sane. And then I saw the new trailer for Avengers Endgame and realised something new. I'll warn you now, I love the MCU (not … Continue reading Why Writing Is Like Being An Avenger
(For those of you that don't know about Todd, may I suggest you look at a previous post titled Todd-Supervillain's Assistant. Basically, he is a personal assistant, to a supervillain, but not a very good one.) Here is a little extended Todd story for the holidays. -Todd, why aren't you inside? The party is just … Continue reading Todd and the Christmas Party
Over the last few months, I have become a feverent follower of some writing prompts on twitter. There are daily and weekly prompts for all genres and styles of writing; from ten word storys to sci-fi from puns to haikus. I happened upon the SuperheroSaturday weekly prompt and started on a week where the prompt … Continue reading Todd- The Supervillain’s Assistant