Review: Cadence of Consequences: The Chronicles of Xannia Series (Book 2) by M.J. Moores

I had the pleasure of reading Cadence of Consequences early, given that I was lucky enough to beta read the second novel in The Chronicles of Xannia series. To be completely honest, after reading the first, I jumped at the chance. You can read my review of Time's Tempest here. So, before I share my review of … Continue reading Review: Cadence of Consequences: The Chronicles of Xannia Series (Book 2) by M.J. Moores

Blood, Boobs and Carnage Blogfest: Time for a little Serenity!

The blogfest is organised by Heather M. Gardner and Alex J. Cavanaugh. Visit the other participants here. I'm a huge fan of Firefly, so when Serenity was released I was over the moon. Mal Reynolds and his crew are an absolute blast, and the film certainly has its share of blood and carnage, so it … Continue reading Blood, Boobs and Carnage Blogfest: Time for a little Serenity!

Author Interview: Luther M. Siler

Welcome back to my feature on Luther Siler, author of Skylights, The Benevolence Archives and The Sanctum of the Sphere. Today I would like to share an interview with you. I had a great deal of fun discussing Luther's reading and writing habits, so much I couldn't resist a few follow up questions! If you … Continue reading Author Interview: Luther M. Siler

Review – Skylights by Luther M. Siler

August 15, 2022: the Tycho, the most advanced interplanetary craft ever designed by the human race, launches from Earth on an expedition to Mars. The Tycho carries four passengers, soon to be the most famous people in human history.  February 19, 2023: The Tycho loses all communication with Earth while orbiting Mars. After weeks of … Continue reading Review – Skylights by Luther M. Siler

Review: Time's Tempest by M. J. Moores

Embarking as a guide into the death zones that are the Deserts, Taya leads a group of civilians who blindly follow a prophet obsessed with preventing the planet Xannia from environmental self-destruction. Here, Fate and Destiny wage war propelling an epic search for truth amidst 2000 year old lies, in opposition to a government bent … Continue reading Review: Time's Tempest by M. J. Moores

Standing my ground – WIPpet Wednesday

Welcome to this week’s WIPpet Wednesday, the brain child of K.L. Schwengel. First off - I had a very productive weekend! I came to a decision about the name of my female protagonist – perhaps a surprising one. I'm sticking with Audrey. It feels good to stand my ground 🙂 So, no more indecision. It … Continue reading Standing my ground – WIPpet Wednesday

Making up for lost time – WIPpet Wednesday

I missed WIPpet Wednesday last week. I’d intended to take part, but time got the better of me and my post sits half finished among a dozen other drafts!There was the tour, which is part of the reason, but I also stretched myself too thin and suffered a burn out at the weekend. I didn’t … Continue reading Making up for lost time – WIPpet Wednesday

The prompts are now up for week 28 over at Featured Fiction

If you'd like to take part in the Featured Fiction Writing contest this week, the prompts are now up. Visit the page by clicking here.Here are the prompts:Sentence starterA white hot shaft of fear pierced through her, and still she stood, defiant and strong in the face of danger.suggested genreScience Fictionfeatured wordsMagic; Smoke; Handlesuggested themeThe … Continue reading The prompts are now up for week 28 over at Featured Fiction

Dinner for…seven by Mark Morris [30 Days of June] Writing 101 Prompt Series

Another great post by Mark Morris. This one in response to a prompt about a virtual dinner party. As a reminder, the details are below:   5 June 2014 A new store opens using the latest holographic technology. One of its features is a restaurant which incorporates virtual guests. Prompt: You manage to obtain a … Continue reading Dinner for…seven by Mark Morris [30 Days of June] Writing 101 Prompt Series

A Message to the past by Mark Morris – [30 Days of June] Writing Prompt

Check out this entry by Mark Morris in response to the prompt for today (4 June 2014) and the prompt special 30 Days of June. It's highly entertaining. Here's a reminder of the prompt: 4 June 2014 The year is 2019 and life as we know it has ceased to exist. Your own future is … Continue reading A Message to the past by Mark Morris – [30 Days of June] Writing Prompt