The Flash Fiction challenge this week was to come up with a title – which we’ll obviously be writing something for next week. So, in honour of my blog tour, and to give you an absolute exclusive, here is a
The professor and the portrait cat is my first contribution to Chuck Wendig’s Flash Fiction Friday at terribleminds.com. My stories are child friendly, but terribleminds has an adult content warning. There is a key phrase included which is the prompt
It’s taken me nearly a week to work out what my daily schedule is. Monday – News and promotions Tuesday – haiku Wednesday – flexible, possibly free Thursday – interviews & serials; sometimes characters interviews, sometimes authors, sometimes a Princelings
In which Professor Saku discovers a delightful side-effect of a new invention. This is a short (1800 word) story that fits in the Chronicles of Hattan; it’s sort of back story for Saku and Mariusz (before the start of Traveler),
In which Lord Mariusz relates his first encounter with the infamous Blackbird This is a 1200 word tale in the backstory of Castle Hattan. References to ‘the Rajah’ pop up every time Hugo or Mariusz turns up in my books.
I’m still at Castle Hattan, the weather is still damp and windy, but I am safe in the bowels of the castle, surrounded by the hum of the Wozna brewing machinery. I am with Saku, the scientific genius behind the