- Top Story - August 2021
Why You Don't Want Gunslingers in Your Apocalypse Survival PlanTop Story - August 2021
Whenever people bring up a Zombie Apocalypse survival plan, usually after a few drinks, I hear a lot of "I have a gun license" or "I have a black belt" or "I have a great security system".
Fanfiction: The Free Writing School
The most valuable writing advice I ever got was "Don't give up your day job". As such, I didn't spent my post-high school years chasing a Creative Writing degree. I did an apprenticeship, followed by 6 - 12-month Trade School courses, interspaced with years in various Care and Retail industries, as well as a brief stinit in Education. Nothing glamourous or news-worthy, but that was never the goal. I just wanted a job that paid the bills and let me write.
Exile No More
Read the other books here... There weren't always dragons in the valley, unless you counted the common misconception that occurred whenever Brek and Khial patroled together, high enough that they looked like a single winged reptile, rather than a Lizardman and an Avian warrior.
- Runner-Up in Tales Retold Challenge
Maidens of the SeaRunner-Up in Tales Retold Challenge
As with most of the other short stories in this book, "Maidens of the Sea" was inspired by an online writing prompt about an alternate possible origin of mermaids. Mermaids and similar beings appear in mythology all over the world, each version with a different kind of origin, from Assyrian goddesses to Greek naiads and sirens, so I doubt that one more will make a difference
In Defence of "Twilight"
Late last year, I watched the 10th Aniversary of Twilight for a friend’s birthday. I’m not normally a fan, but when you’ve been friends for 20+ years, you make sacrifices. While sacrificing myself on the alter of boredom and trying desperately not to listen to the self-proclaimed ‘Twimoms’ behind me cooing over Robert Patterson and a pre-legal Tyler Launtner, I realised something.