I thought that it might be interesting to show the type of books and sources I use for research and to up my writing game. These are not all of the books and sources I use, mind you. But they do give an idea of what I’m referring to at the moment. The Ruon Chronicles/The […]
Can you believe it’s almost December? (Of course, Black Friday is still looming in front of me and, with it, the fear that I will actually have to go to the shops sometime on Friday, but I digress.) I really feel like I’ve been running around like a chicken with its head cut off for […]
One of the characters in the novel Porselein is in a type of asylum – which leads me to research the topic (seeing as what I already know is probably just enough to let me get it completely wrong).
Shards of Mirrors is a collection of 16 flash fiction pieces by Carin Marais. Get your copy on Noisetrade!
And there goes October whooshing by! I’m very thankful to have finished and published Forgotten before Halloween (more about that over here), but November promises to be a very busy writing month as well. More about that next week, though. #TheMerryWriter During October I’ve had some more luck with keeping up with #TheMerryWriter on Twitter, […]
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The day is here! The final cover for Forgotten is ready! Behold – Blurb: Nine years ago a plane crashed outside the village. Since then sigils have kept the darkness away. Joshua dreams of flying and escaping the burning fuselage unhurt. Now fourteen, he goes to explore the plane’s wreckage but has no idea that […]
With Halloween just around the corner, I’m glad to say that Forgotten is almost, nearly, just about done. I may have changed the ending as I was writing. But these things happen! I’ve made a collection on Unsplash (wonderful photos, you should check the site out) for Forgotten and which will definitely give you a […]
Written for Microcosms, this story was quite a fun one to write. Not quite unicorns and rainbows, though… For those who missed yesterday’s post, I’m giving the story first and the “behind the scenes” afterwards. Fiction: The Book of Damnation Welstandsuitsig Abbey had been built upon a tall pinnacle. Waking and sleeping in shifts, they […]
He came at midday, raw fingers and knuckles leaving bloody specks on the stone as he climbed the height of the rock to reach the abbey…