With everything that’s going on at the moment, I really can’t get my head around Chuck’s challenges. I decided to give you another taster from near the start of The Perihelix, starring my asteroid miners, Big Pete and the Swede.
Dear all I arrived safely and met some of the others. There are lots of us in the cabin this year, mostly ‘older’ writers which is what I wanted. Some haven’t done much yet, and most seem to have a
Chuck Wendig was a little late with his challenge this week, but fortunately I read the brief and thought of something pretty much straight away. “The borderlands expire thanks to the hundred violins.” “A poetic pattern retains inertia.” “The criminal
This week we are invited to invent our own cocktail (and give the recipe), then write a short story tied to the cocktail in some way. Any genre, 2000 words. So this story contains alcohol and mild abuse of it.
“Easy. All you have to do is randomize a title from the two columns,” said Chuck Wendig. Then he gave us two numbered lists, I got my random number generator working, and drew 7 & 3 to give me “Orichalcum