When she saw the mess her sister had left behind, she almost fainted. Karen’s mud encrusted boots were still lying on the floor, and a clear trail led up to the couch. She bit back a curse and hurried into the laundry. After a minute or two of furious sorting, she piled up the carpet […]Read more "Something a Bit Different: Part 2"
Jasmine finished promptly at five o’clock, like always. She made the finishing touches on her report, sent the email off, and turned off the computer just as the clock on her desk chimed five times. She smiled slightly. She’d been practicing that for a while. With a flourish, she gathered the belongings on her desk and […]Read more "Something a Bit Different: Part 1"
I wrote another novella chunk! Yay me! I will get more done next week, I promise. I’ll be on school holidays! 🙂 – Alexis all but kicked down the door to the pub. Everyone in the bar jerked their heads up at the flashy approach. Despite the hour, the pub was buzzing with people. Alexis […]Read more "Some Actual Progress"
I must admit, I’m not feeling the introduction as much as the rest of the story so far. It’s not bad per say, but I might take it another direction. Definitely enjoy the characters though, and I think I can get a fully completed draft in a couple of weeks. I’ve already started doing some […]Read more "First Chapter of New Project"
From the moment I woke up I knew it was going to be a terrible day. For a start, I woke up at exactly 1:46 am, as was clearly reminded to me by the bright red glare of the alarm clock. I had one of those awful itches on the sole of my foot that […]Read more "Mirror, Mirror"
“We had a plan.” “Plans change. Don’t you get that?” “No plan changes that much, you fucking moron.” “Panicking won’t solve anything, now will it?” “Have you got a plan?” “We need to blend in. We’re on Earth right now, and we’re not going anywhere. Didn’t you say you knew a guy here?” “Uh… in […]Read more "Blood Money"
The closest I’ve ever come to dying wasn’t very exciting. It wasn’t being attacked by a horde of ravenous bears, or holding the line against a swarm of zombies to allow innocent civilians to escape. Nor was it fighting a terrorist hijacking a plane several thousand feet in the air, or even jumping out of […]Read more "Near Death Experiences"