The Mind-Thistle Run [Short Story]

[Short story written for Fantasy Writers Forum August Challenge, 2019 – this was written pretty quickly and subject to a limit of 5k words, so apologies in advance for any rough edges.] Ankles, so called because he still bore the scars from his manacles. It was common amongst prisoners forced to march the dunes at […]

The Joy of Restraint

Salutations dear readers. Following my standard pattern of doing some blogging and then just disappearing for months on end it seems that the cycle has come around and here we are in June with an update on what’s been happening. Well, for a start I stopped going to the cafe to work, and while it […]

A Snowball’s Chance

Where does the time go? I find it hard to believe that I’ve been working on this project for so long and still haven’t finished. With so much time spent working on the book I neglected the blog but there wasn’t really any news to speak of, no new insights into the writing process beyond […]