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Direction Shift

So, I’m aware that I’ve been talking about this whole publication business for quite some time, now. After partaking in NaPoWriMo, I gathered a lot of poetry for a collection which would be silly not to utilise! My direction down this long and winding road has changed yet again, and I’m now going to be… Continue reading Direction Shift

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Lives in Post-Its

So, I apologise for dropping off the face of the earth for the last couple of months, but I’m going to be becoming more active once again in terms of publishing my work here! It’s been a very busy couple of months in regards to picking up a full time job and adjusting to a… Continue reading Lives in Post-Its

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My Writer’s Mission

A little unrelated yet again to what I normally post, but this has been eating away at me for a long time; so much so, that I decided to base my dissertation on it. So, here is an excerpt from my dissertation, which basically explores why I chose to even choose the subject matter to write about.… Continue reading My Writer’s Mission

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Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies, Chapter Three

Three “… a Pharaoh’s cartouche is of the utmost importance…” Words and phrases broke into and out of my concentration in a repeated fashion while I scanned the library lazily, eyes finding remotely intriguing papyrus scrolls in their slots every so often. Every time I saw something that seemed unique or different, I fixated upon… Continue reading Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies, Chapter Three

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Debut | Bite-Sized Fiction, VI

The final installment of my experiment with flash fiction! As always, please read it over and comment with feedback. I’ve had a lot of fun writing for this assignment, and want to know whether this form of prose is a good fit for me or not. For our last (and shortest) piece, the narrator finds… Continue reading Debut | Bite-Sized Fiction, VI