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Chapter 8 completed: The Monster is born

42,512 words. Past the halfway mark. I’ve now been working on this novel for a year. I remember the incredibly unprepared state of mind I was in when I commenced. 226 more words

The Electric Fence completed

Today I finished a new short story I’ve been writing over the past couple of weeks: ‘The Electric Fence’. This will be my submission to this year’s Elizabeth Jolley prize. 237 more words

Happy new year! A new cover version recorded and chapter 7 completed

Among the hundreds of thousands of Facebook reflections on ending the year and starting a new one, Brian Eno has posted a few words that provide a perspective that I think is well worth reading, so… 460 more words

FAT49 #31 - Jul'Dor (the old one)

Ashen sand and blackened rubble greeted those that entered the ancient capital. Colour had been singed away leaving only parched grey and scorched black on the ruined buildings that lay in mounds of debris. 1,565 more words

Felix And The 49

Eva is now Alexis

In a fairly radical change, I have renamed Eva: Alexis. This is in response to elements of her and Viktor’s backstory which I’ve been developing. It’s weird to think of her with a different name. 12 more words

FAT49 #30 - Zhyy Iuta!

The commander ambled back into the tent glumly. “False alarm.” he grumbled.
“Commander, I’ve been meaning to ask: Why did the King order you to capture us?” asked expositionally useful E’ni. 1,037 more words

Felix And The 49