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 […]

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 […]

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, […]