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Worldbuilding Wednesday – a curse and a chant

In part six of The Box of Secrets, I again, as earlier in the story, wanted to put the curse and chant of a specific character in my own language. This meant writing the curse and chant and then translating it. As I have a limited vocabulary at the moment in this language (I can’t… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday – a curse and a chant

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Writing Update: August 2017 – Part 2

Writing (and finishing) The Box of Secrets During my week off, I finished part 6 of The Box of Secrets, and made a good dent in part seven (part eight will be the final instalment). I have also had to do quite a bit more worldbuilding for part six than I had initially thought. This… Continue reading Writing Update: August 2017 – Part 2

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Flash Fiction: Shadows

“It is too late to turn back - for all of us,” I said. “We have to go on. We were chosen for a reason.” Around us the landscape had turned starker until only short brush remained and the red dust was whipped into the air to scour our faces and hands. The prison tomb,… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Shadows