"Going straight into action in a book with little to no backstory may not always be the best to start, but this time I am proven wrong. We are introduced to complex and mysterious characters with their own hidden desires, which allows the reader to ponder on whether this is a simple good vs. evil … Continue reading From a recent review of The Lightning Thesaurus
(An aside from a longer piece, with a character who's yet to appear in the sequence o pieces I have written and am writing. No, he's not as friendly as Ron) 'Where's my gold?' Pitt looked up, finger still knuckle deep in his left nostril as he sneered with disdain. He chuckled as he studied … Continue reading Negociaciones a Punta De Cuchillo
Sat in the kitchen with the lights off, the sharpest knife in my hand, and seeing the same woman outside the back door. Why won't she get the hint? Begging to come in. It's cold, she tells me to stop fucking around. She cries, which is rare for her. Two weeks since she appeared. She … Continue reading Kitchen
(This is the first chapter from Episode 5 and I am deep into the eighth episode at the moment. Something to whet the appetite, and I'd welcome any comments and feedback) 1. The catfish had been fat and frantic for days, near leaping into the nets. They fermented and salted much of it for the … Continue reading The Dragon’s Dream – An Excerpt.
...is complete. I t has a 32k word count, is more complex than the first, but still keeping to the aesthetic I hope I've established. I will, in due course, be asking for volunteers to read it but I am excited to share it with you all. You've seen a few changes here and there, … Continue reading The Vengeful Poet(The Second Ron Brandywood Caper)
Evelyn sat there, hand on Mark's forearm as she turned the stem of the wineglass. Her nails stroked along the white starched cuff of his shirt as she continued to recollect her day. 'So, I've been working on this article, like ten things to say to a guy that you've swiped left on -' Dinner … Continue reading Signing