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Bonus story: Grendel’s Grief

The Blaran and the Bonshoon were dragged into the throne room and flung to the threadbare rug. The guards, brightly-dressed and highly-polished, stepped back with a clank and saluted with a different type of clank. Their festive olde-worlde attire smelled … Continue reading

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What’s New, November 27th, 2019

Hi y’all. Not a lot going on, busy at work and only able to post up some remastered oldies and the occasional copy-pasted rant. Work’s going well – lots to do, but chipping away at it. Still uncertain what the … Continue reading

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Panda Egg: Cracking Soon

It’s ready! The paperback is in review and Mister Thorn is wrestling with the e-book as we speak. By the end of the week, all should be in readiness. All that remains is to see if my copies arrive in … Continue reading

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Bonus post (The Nettle’s Sting, Part VI, excerpt: “Voidstuff”)

Castle Void was a truly obscene and unnatural place, or it would be according to the natural laws of just about any Dimension Çrom had ever heard of. Since the Void was a universe[1] possessed of properties that made the … Continue reading

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Zero (Thick of Mind, Part 19)

Day 54. 64 pages, 30,172 words. Working on it. Pretor The pressed on the door chime and waited, stiffly at attention, until the commander-or-whatever acknowledged her call. When the door opened she strode in unhesitatingly. “Overspecialist The,” the commander said. … Continue reading

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The Return of Jadis (Thick of Mind, Part 18)

Day 53. 64 pages, 30,172 words. He sat in the green shade, listening to the whispering of the leaves. They told a story. They told him who he was. They always had. He just never quite managed to remember. Back … Continue reading

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The Grey Damorakind Fire (Thick of Mind, Part 17)

Day 51. 64 pages, 30,172 words. The dome was dimly-lit, and felt dank and wet even though it had long since been drained and cleared. The floor was discoloured and the viewing panels had only been partially replaced, leaving a … Continue reading

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The Grief (Thick of Mind, Part 16)

Day 50. 64 pages, 30,172 words. Happy Gretchen was agitated about something. Any people who knew why were lying low. Any people who didn’t know about it at all soon found out and let the word get around their little … Continue reading

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The Fallacies of Self-Reinforcement and Creative Gap-Filling (Thick of Mind, Part 15)

Day 48. 64 pages, 30,172 words.   Doctor Galhbron led him out of the lab – these excursions were growing slightly more common since their visit to the Pelindrake but were still a rarity – and through the well-guarded Biorelic … Continue reading

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The Other Five (Thick of Mind, Part 14)

Day 46. 64 pages, 30,172 words. One step forward, one step back. Still editing and cutting some stuff I didn’t like.   He couldn’t hide his ability from the doctors, of course. He wasn’t even sure he wanted to hide … Continue reading

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