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The Last Days of Earth … the bell tolls

Well, it’s been a while since my last update, hasn’t it? Sorry about that. I suppose the four or five main folks who read and comment on the blog have been in constant contact with me anyway, so you know … Continue reading

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Where to next?

Yesterday I wrote the final words of my first draft of The Last Days of Earth, and got the editors’ proof paperbacks into production from Amazon Spain. All that remains is to edit, get my cover (the drafts I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Random thoughts again, only now it’s Thursday.

I’m probably going to take another little hiatus while I work on the next book of The Steal of Time. For reference, that will be Grifter’s Heart and at latest draft I had five parts of it ready to post. That … Continue reading

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Some happy news

Tonight I had a little of my faith in humanity restored when I found out about #TargetTori. Go ahead and google that, but the long story short version is a poor long-suffering retail manager was given a hard time by … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Earth, a tiny sneak peek

In this sneak peek at ORtW book 3, one of the characters' dogs eats a poisonous toad while the team is making its way through distant-future Far North Queensland. Or Faarn, as I have named it.@lucasthorn @tiermorte I hope I'm … 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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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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Weekender, April 2019, Part 2: Writing About Writing About Writing

Oh the Hell with it. Paging Stacker Pentecost, start the clock. Day 1. 5 pages, 1,874 words. Things are pretty quiet. I was delighted to see that Greyblade had gotten a review on Amazon Australia, from a fairly regular and … Continue reading

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