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

Two  At first light, I rudely awoke to the linen drapes being all but ripped from my east-facing window. Screwing my face up to greet the day, I proceeded to groan and curse into my bedsheets. “Menes will be expecting you.” Father’s unforgiving, clipped tone further roused me from a slumber that, as always, seemed… Continue reading Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies, Chapter Two

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

One “Your mother’s sickness shows no signs of improvement. The physician cannot do any more for her. I will go to pray for her passage to the afterlife.” A faint film of tears covers my father’s gemstone eyes, but he was quick to look away from me as he left the house with his prized… Continue reading Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies, Chapter One

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Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies

Here goes something. Namely, my latest writing project. I have been hard at work writing and putting together my debut novel; a book entitled ‘Life Before Death’. It is the second book in a trilogy named ‘Shattered Destinies’, and I am also using excerpts from this novel in progress for my Masters Dissertation. Historical fiction… Continue reading Life Before Death: Book II of Shattered Destinies

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Fabularis | Part III, Chapter I

The final part of my opening chapter (which means that I now have to knuckle down and write more…)! In the last part, we were introduced to the hard-as-nails Gerty, Jed’s only friend in a village of people who view him as an outsider. She tells him about some rather grave news, and promises to… Continue reading Fabularis | Part III, Chapter I

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Fabularis | Part II, Chapter I

A continuation from my Fantastical Adventure in the making! In Part 1, Jedrek has been suitably abused and reflects upon his predicament and lifestyle in this village. Somebody familiar approaches and calls him by his name, which he doesn’t recognise until a good mental kick later! Now without further adieu… “Eh?” I blinked and focused… Continue reading Fabularis | Part II, Chapter I

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Fabularis | Part I, Chapter I

Middle grade/ Young Adult fiction is something that I’ve enjoyed writing for quite a while now. For my latest assignment, I wrote the opening chapter to a new concept of mine; an Adventure/ Fantasy book or story. This is only the first chapter, and already I’m quite excited to continue it! Enjoy Part 1 of… Continue reading Fabularis | Part I, Chapter I