Fictioneering & Planning and Preparation

During November last year I took part in NaNoWriMo and wrote the first 50k of a book. One of the things I really struggled with during writing this was really knowing what to write and where. There are some people who an pants writing a novel well, for the most part I didn't do bad … Continue reading Fictioneering & Planning and Preparation

Fields of Paper Flowers

This is my entry for January's Blog Battle - the theme or word for this month is Heart. "Here it is!" Brian revealed all glowing with pride. "The artificial flower!"I looked on it with a mix of distain and yet a little awe at the intricate and beautiful creation. "So what?" "What do you mean so … Continue reading Fields of Paper Flowers

The Extinction Protocol – Part 2

SOL677 Olympus Colony:“Colony Log Commander James O’Neill: It's been 7 sols since the news was delivered, in only twelve days Earth and everyone on it will cease to exist. Well the Earth might still be there, but no people, no oceans, no... nothing that made it home for us humans. For me." O'Neill paused for … Continue reading The Extinction Protocol – Part 2

The Eternal Librarian

This is my entry for December's Blog Battle - the theme or word for this month is Heart. "I have exciting news for you Emily." Libby told Emily in her usual flat robotic but clearly feminine tone."What is that?" Emily asked excitedly. At sixteen years old Emily was often told she was too old to … Continue reading The Eternal Librarian

Fictioneering and creating worlds

In the world of writing especially in science fiction and fantasy, creating world that are different and interesting can be a challenge that can yield great rewards. The whole idea is to do something different, wonderful, terrible something that gives the story and the characters within it the right setting for their adventures. What kind … Continue reading Fictioneering and creating worlds

What’s Fictioneering and where does it come from?

Fictioneering is a term I thought up when I was trying to think of a way to describe the process of creating fictional characters, worlds, and concepts that can be used in my story telling. While I thought it up in my own mind I was gutted to find it was already in use. But … Continue reading What’s Fictioneering and where does it come from?