Category Archives: The Book of Pinian

Character study: Aurelius Böss

People often threw around the term, driven, without actually thinking about what it meant. They thought it was just a descriptive little word you used for someone who was sort of generally energetic and positive about things, maybe – occasionally … Continue reading

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Character study: The Bear

Jonnifer Wubbleford, if one was forced to describe him in a single word, was a rascal. But this didn’t do him justice, because he really demanded three or four words to fully capture his prime selling points. Describing him by … Continue reading

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Panda Egg, Part 1

It was said, in the dark days when the Zhraakyn forged the Empire of the Halfmoon Throne out of the ruins of the old Aquila dynasties, that many things were forgotten. And more than forgotten – lies replaced fact, fantasy … Continue reading

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Heavy to Industrial-Grade Mythos

Day 80. 70 pages, 33,036 words. Suspending word count at this point. The following excerpts come from the prologue to The Last Days of Earth. From here on out I’m focussing on my unexpected new short story anthology for a … Continue reading

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Checking In

Day 79. 70 pages, 33,036 words. So it was a fun and busy midsummer weekend and now things are looking even crazier. Lots of fun though, and I’m looking forward to getting started … I’m just not sure how much … Continue reading

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Perth 2 (whispers of nonsense)

Day 64. 67 pages, 31,738 words. Progress! This one’s a boulder. Anyway, I wasn’t really intending to talk about capitalism or the future of the Hatstand yesterday, that was just by way of an introduction. I was going to talk … Continue reading

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The Cult of the Spirit

Day 59. 64 pages, 30,172 words. Most sentient cultures self-governed, if they needed to be governed at all, by some form of organisation run and regulated by intelligent members of the species. That just made sense. At a certain point … Continue reading

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