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Mrs H.'s Knitting Circle – Fixing the Wandering Tense

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

I’ve been making some corrections to Mrs H.’s Knitting Circle tonight. One section wandered into the present tense while the rest of the story is pretty much solid past tense. Reading it again the present tense added to the drama – well that’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it. It didn’t fit with the […]

NitS: Another 1K+ Words Bite the Dust

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Yeh! another thousand words of Night in the Sidhe bit the dust yesterday as I found a way from the bit of dialogue to the climactic fight sequence. I then immediately found I didn’t have a good idea for the fight but didn’t let that stop me so I just pushed on past it and […]

Mrs H.'s Knitting Circle

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

I was reading the end of "The Steward, the Kriegsherr, his Femme Fatale & her Brother" and the start of "Dirk Dangerous and the Giant Balls of Doom" and I felt there needed to be a bridge between them. It means I won’t be introducing Dirk to the world for at least one more story […]

Late Halloween Short Story

Friday, November 2nd, 2007

The scratching noises came from the old hotel’s basesment. Every nerve screemed at him to run. His brain said no. So what if the power had gone off? So what if the landline was out? So what if the car wouldn’t start? Storm winds rattled branches against the windows. He wasn’t afraid. He was the […]

Astonishing Adventures in Writing and Editing

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

A few tweaks on the page on my web site for stories I’ve written for Astonishing Adventures Magazine and a few finishing touches to the story I’m finishing to send off to them.

Thursday Thirteen #30

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

  How well did I do with my Thirteen Things I was going to try and do with the time off work I had from work Finish short story for ASTONISHING ADVENTURES MAGAZINE – Success Work on my novel – Failed misserably Tidy my flat: Mostly except one room which is a tip Reading – […]

Thursday Thirteen #27

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Thirteen Things I will do with the time off work I have soon Finish short story for ASTONISHING ADVENTURES MAGAZINE Work on my novel only another 20K or so to go Tidy my flat Reading – lots of it Catching up on some DVD watching Go to the cinema Work on my impworks web site […]

Vue Stereo Image Camera Creation Script

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

I was asked by Jim Coe if I knew of a script for creating a pair of cameras for rendering stereo images in Vue. I didn’t but writing one wasn’t particularly difficult. It isn’t a complete solution as it won’t generate an animated camera and it won’t work with cameras that aren’t flat and level. […]

The Electron Jockey: Out Now

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Astonishing Adventures Magazine Issue 1 is out now and includes my short story, The Electron Jockey. Reading it won’t cost you a penny so why not head over to their site right now?

Short Short Fiction: Gothic Bite

Friday, August 24th, 2007

She sleeps, bosom slowly heaving. Moonlight casts a strange hue through swirling curtains. From nowhere the irregular shade comes to brush her hair aside. Her neck revealed. Pale skin greets sharp ivory teeth. She is his.

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