Innocence by Dean Koontz When I was a younger, my two favourite authors were Dean Koontz and Stephen King. I particularly enjoyed their descriptive prowess and hoped to one day try my hand at using similes and metaphors to make scenes vivid and entertaining – just as they do. They always bring the story to life for me. Once … Continue reading Dean Koontz and his descriptive prowess
Part 4 in our collaborative journey!She hadn’t been able to avoid swallowing the tablets in the final session of mandatory medication for the day. Her aunt had tipped more water than usual down her throat and she had coughed and spluttered, but still the glass remained. Trying to gasp and drink at the same time, … Continue reading Part 4 in our collaborative journey!
As I was updating my own blog this evening, it suddenly occurred to me that Laura and I haven't yet posted our contributions. We've added a page for each section, for ease of navigation, but didn't actually create a post to introduce the story. You can catch up on the three instalments so far below, … Continue reading Contributions
Here's the next instalment of Chosen. If you missed the prologue, you can find it here Prologue CHAPTER 1 DAVIS It wasn’t dark any longer. It was bright and warm and playful, like the sun. The rays were bouncing off the pavement in front of me, and I revelled in my freedom. There was so much … Continue reading A little later than advertised
A little late, but here is my response to yesterday's daily prompt: Book Blurb Jacob had five visitors in the first hour. All were a surprise. They were not the kind to share the same space. Ordinarily. The narcissistic playboy, the psychopath, villain, princess and nerd. They all share one thing in common. One thing … Continue reading Book Blurb
I've already posted on my personal blog about what I hope to achieve before the next anniversary of my escape from the womb. They're pretty standard things, and ones I fell I could reasonably achieve. I also hope to spend more time updating this blog. There's a lot going on in my world. I've just … Continue reading Laura Josephine is now 20!
This is for all my new followers. I don't normally post twice in one day (or at least not very often), but I'll make an exception. I was scrolling through a favourite site of mine earlier. If you get the chance, check out Holly Lisle's tips for writers - she's a gem. One of her … Continue reading Online storytelling
I stumbled across an article today on the Daily Mail online (link below), about a new company who are aiming to print 3D models of a foetus in the womb. The tile is aptly called Creepy or Cute, and I have to say - it's creepy all the way for me! I know technology is advancing and 4D scans are … Continue reading It has to be seen to be believed
I spent my lunch break with my 11-month old nephew. He spent the time staring out of the window, out onto the street below. He's fascinated by world outside, a world that is, at the moment, just out of reach. As he pressed his little forehead against the glass, perhaps to get a better view, … Continue reading Observational Skills
My contribution to the Weekly Photo Challenge, which I shared on the co-hosted blog. Mel