Tag Archives: Action

FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: PICK A CHARACTER AND GO, GO, GO

Hello peoples. Here’s the follow up to last week’s Flash Fiction challenge set at Chuck Wendig’s blog – Terribleminds. That one was all about writing a 250 word character description, or a short scene introducing a fresh character. THIS WEEK we’ve been given … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: TIME TO CREATE A CHARACTER

Hello all. Here’s a quick Flash Fiction bit I’ve bashed together for a challenge set on Chuck Wendig’s blog – Terribleminds. The gist of it is to write a 250 word character description, or a short scene introducing a fresh … Continue reading

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REVIEW: TERMINATOR GENISYS. HELL YES. ALLCAPS

So I went to see an early screening of Terminator Genisys. I don’t normally get to the movies on a Monday night, but as an afficionado of ballsy Austrian folklores and a devoted Arnocorps rescue team member (fan), I thought … Continue reading

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Pickled Zombies and Skull-splatting Madness. NOVELLA REVIEW: The Last Safe Place, by Rob Hart

I’m a simple guy. I like beer, explosions and zombies. There are other predictable predilections: bacon, beards, fantasy novels of sufficient girth to club an unsuspecting librarian into submission… Unless said librarian is a red-head with a one word, three … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road – what a lovely film…

Like many people, I had my socks rocked by the epicosity that is Mad Max: Fury Road. This post will be mainly about my thoughts on the film, so I’ll put all the non- Mad Max, nonspoiler stuff at the … Continue reading

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Short Story Review: BACKWARDS by Ernie Luis

Hey my humans. I’ve just finished reading the second in a series of ace short stories I bought on the ‘ZON, for only a $DOLLAR$ (Value! Cha-ching! Oh, and I didn’t know it was going to be a series when … Continue reading

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Short Story Review: ALTERNATE by Ernie Luis

Hey my humans. I’ve just finished reading a singularly ace short story I bought on the ‘ZON, for only a DOLLAR (Value! Cha-ching! Oh wait, I think it’s free now…) and would like to share my recommendation. Here’s the amazon … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors #4

I’m back with another snippet for this WEWRIWA (Weekend Writing Warriors) thing. To meet some new authors, read some great writing, or join in the 8-sentence fun, stop by at Weekend Writing Warriors! This scene is from right near the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge: And, Action!

So, another fun short story challenge from Chuck Wendig’s blog, Terribleminds. This time: action. A short action tale, 1000 words, action start to finish. I’ve posted a longer version (about 2000 words) to my free short stories section, here. Here … Continue reading

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Short stories, the editing thereof, and dialogue. A brief update

So, the writing is going gooood. Got a big chunk written towards the end, and I’m writing a stack of dialogue, so guess what? “What’s that, D.R?” “Well I’m glad you asked. I’m going to do a post about dialogue!” “Oh. Now?” … Continue reading

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