Something old, something new.... and no, I'm not getting married again. At least, not this month. But the "something new" in the title of this post is certainly connected. We gave up on Christmas presents years ago and prefer to make a celebration out of dates that mean something to us, like … [Read more...] about Something Old, Something New
It's Monday and I've spent the weekend finishing the first set of edits for Healing Glass. It was surprisingly hard work and the manuscript ended up gutted, reassembled and looking like a dog's breakfast. After that came work, and when I was finally ready for a break and a glass of wine, a plot … [Read more...] about Dread | A Flashfic
Holly is an integral part of an English winter. Its deep green leaves and bright red berries add colour when most things are grey and drab. It survives well inside, and it is - of course - often used for wreaths and table decorations. But holly has arcane credentials too, and some of these go back … [Read more...] about Season of Cheer, Day 3: Holly | A Fantasy Ficlet
A lot of writers have a Flashfic Friday section on their website. I don't. Not because I don't like flashfic, but mostly because I don't consistently write enough of it to have something new every Friday. When that changes, I might join in, because flashfic is fun.And since it's Friday today, and … [Read more...] about It’s Friday! Let’s Celebrate the QSF Flashfic Contest!
So The Power of Zero was launched without major drama and now I'm trying to get my head around the other Jack book...the one that's been kicking my backside for a while now. While my mind attends to that, I'm playing around with flash fic. (And I'm living in hope that if I stick a fork in it and … [Read more...] about Fantasy Flash Fic: Different