“You,” a voice coughed from the dark. “You promised… why! Why has this happened!” the voice sounded as though their throat was full of liquid. It choked again wheezing as it breathed. A pile of remains rested inside of a puddle of inky black liquid. “I warned you.” said a proud male voice. The footsteps echoed in the alleyway, each step slow and deliberate. “You … Continue reading Blue Ash Crisis: Chapter 3 (Alpha Release)
“I need a great story now.” Apricot moans. The cool black synthetic wood bench chilly against her skirt. “I will get in trouble if I don’t turn in an article tomorrow.” A soggy double cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, and a fried egg, rests between her fingers. “The Bureau of education sent me a letter certified that if my grades did not improve, they will move … Continue reading Blue Ash Crisis: Chapter 2 (Alpha Release)
The black pavement streets shine in the wave of red and blue oscillating lights. An officer stands outside an antique salon; his colleagues’ voices covered by the sound of the loud howling sirens. A crowd of onlookers had gathered around the scene kept at bay with wooden roadblocks and several other officers telling the people to move back. They’re painted in technicolor by the encompassing … Continue reading Blue Ash Crisis: Chapter 1 (Alpha Release)
“Okay looks like we got everything set up. Let’s get working with the Mantra-Tech systems check Falcon One,” said Chino Tokuma over the radio. Her fingers gently wrapped onto the neck of a narrow microphone which stuck out of a platinum metallic desk. She imagined the people above ground working inside their offices framed by large paned glass windows. A job she once held herself. … Continue reading Blue Ash Crisis: Prologue (Alpha Release)
So I am editing this morning and I come across this little part of bad writing in my draft. After three blocks Apricot’s heart won’t take her any further. She stops grabbing her knees with both hands catching her breath. She looks up to see down the road the lights flickering back to life. She looks ahead of her to see the rest of the … Continue reading What to do with repeated pronouns?
Basically if you don’t want to listen, I started a discord channel called Sweet Insanity: Join Sweet Insanity By Clicking Here Blue Ash Crisis Chapter 4 should be out tonight. 5-7 within the next few days. I am planning on releasing an episode a month from my books going forward. An episode is half of an act so Act 1 has 2 Act 2 has … Continue reading Updates 1/6/2018
Writing fiction is about placing the reader into the skin of another. It is the ability to make someone feel as though they are someone else. Experiencing a series of events alien enough to be an escape but familiar enough to identify with. I have discovered something lacking in my writing. Something I have been searching for but could not find it. I clung tightly … Continue reading The Missing Touch
Write what you know, we have all heard it many times before. Write what you know. What does writing what you know really mean? I have met a lot of younger writers who have heard this in school or from a more senior writer or some random Internet bloke posing as a writer. It is a piece of advice that is given out just like … Continue reading Write What You Know