The Archivist: an update

The sabotage took effect just prior to entering this stretch of space, ensuring the engines had to remain on while we passed the black hole. We couldn’t Jump out of the laneway, and we couldn’t turn off the engines while travelling in this dimension or risk being pulled apart by multitudes of conflicting forces. Whoever … Continue reading The Archivist: an update

Pitch Wars

So I'm doing a thing. Testing the water. I'm entering Pitch Wars this coming September 27th - October 1st. What is Pitch Wars, you say? Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions on how to make the manuscript shine for … Continue reading Pitch Wars

Pripyat

In the hush of dawn, four soft paws pad across a hidden threshold. One step, two, four. The shadow-dappled body holds still for a moment, testing the air. Listening, ears perk. Dust swirls. Dark, heavy ivy twists into the concrete around her. Fresh grass pokes feathered shoots through cracks. Crepuscular insects whir their membranous wings … Continue reading Pripyat

Insecure Writer’s Support Group

New Monthly Blog Post I'd like to introduce you to a wonderful community of writers. I first came across the Insecure Writer's Support Group on Twitter @TheIWSG. The group posts frequently on writing topics, in posts which are both accessible and supportive. They have an annual anthology competition--which I have just entered!--and a website full … Continue reading Insecure Writer’s Support Group