Change Isn’t Always Bad

So, I’m back working full-time and to be honest I’m happier than before. I’ve been working a long time (over 30 years) and loved the sabbatical of 2 years to write full-time. It was an additional year before I found work so while I was still writing and editing full-time I was working relief shifts…

Halloween

Image © Can Stock Photo / beholdereye Since I’m in Australia Halloween has burnt out but I thought I’d use the theme for this dreadful blog anyway. I’m annoyed at myself again, one for missing Halloween and two, for not blogging regularly, cobwebs are dusty. I don’t want to drown people but I do want squishy…

Sub-Log 2017/03/21

Update I’m finally putting the finishing touches to the Logs Compendium that covers Log 1 – Log 3. It will act as a refresher or a bridge to Log 4 which I have just released. I’ll add some links to Log 4 shortly. Character or Place Feature Within the Alien Crucible Series Prince Bel Valdain…

Sub-Log 2017/03

New Format for 2017 (gorgeous sketch by ErikaVasos http://carnival.deviantart.com/) Character or Place Feature Within the Alien Crucible Series The Planet of Law In Log 1 Matter | Antimatter the Planet of Law becomes the center of attention when Pure-Gens (Aryans with high matter and energy levels) are called to make a vote. It is due…

Sub-Log 15

Tip 5 for Writers I’m going to pose a question here for you to think about and I’ll expand upon the idea in the next sub-log. How do you, as a writer, develop characters to act naturally within an imaginary world especially when that world sits outside your experience? Tip 5 for Writing This quote…

Sub-Log 8

What’s Your Sci-Fi Hardness? 2:24:52 PM Image by Marusja http://www.canstockphoto.com/galaxy-in-a-free-space-28987337.html There’s a lot of talk about science fiction at the moment. It’s been revived all the more because of Star Wars. Some break the genre into ‘hard’, ‘soft’, ‘space opera’, while others include a ‘medium’ and then there’s the ‘speculative’ science fiction.  I even found…