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The Friday Muse - More Red Crane

Well, as of my weekly writing meeting last night at the local coffee shop, I’m about half way through the first draft of Red Crane. I’m getting more and more excited about this project as I dive deeper into it, mainly because its something outside the realm of what I’m used to writing. 784 more words

David N. Alderman

Review: Working for Bigfoot by Jim Butcher

Publisher’s summary:

Chicago wizard-for-hire Harry Dresden is used to mysterious clients with long hair and legs up to here. But when it turns out the long hair covers every square inch of his latest client’s body, and the legs contribute to a nine-foot height, even the redoubtable detective realizes he’s treading new ground. 700 more words


The Cloud Conspiracy

The rain is heavy this morning, like a herd of waterlogged elephants tap-dancing on the streets above. The dull whoosh is comforting in its monotony; nights like tonight I can lose myself in the sound and almost forget how shitty the world has become. 1,314 more words

Flash Fiction

What's harder than writing a book?

How are big important decisions made at Team Jake Brand HQ? Rock, paper, scissors naturally.

After losing a 2 out of 3 match with Hallie, Team Jake Brand member Julienne was tasked with cajoling author… 469 more words

Jake Brand Private Investigator

Logbook 1st February 2016

And here we are! New month, new topics, same energy :) this time our logbook is up to Adriana:

“In the first part of the lesson we turned some sentences from direct speech to reported speech and from reported speech to direct one. 263 more words


The Man With No Face

(First time? Read this before you start!)

Short saint moons outdoor spaces.

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Mr Banerjee’s last case was, certainly, one of his most macabre. 3,708 more words

Consulting Detective

Double Eagle War

2032, the prophecies have caused riots and chaos.

Detectives Marx and Durst are caught up in a mystery of body parts that are washing up on Gulfport’s shores. 317 more words

Science Fiction