I have been a way for a while. In that time I wrote this short story, with a view to sending it into an anthology. While the publishers told me they liked it (yay), they didn’t select it (not so much yay). But still, I wrote a story about aliens, which is something I wouldn’t have done otherwise (I don’t overly like sci-fi literature) AND I got some very useful constructive feedback from some other local writers, which is always a good thing. It was the first time time I actually submitted my work to anything like that, and it won’t be the last! Onward and upwards!
This story is about mankind’s first (well, technically nineteenth) contact with a group of extremely advanced extra-terrestrials…it’s called Saf-Tee First. Enjoy!
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Over the last three weeks I have been trying to get some serious writing done for my main project – the epic / traditional fantasy idea. When I say trying, I mean staring at the screen wondering why nothing was happening. It is for that reason I started looking at my old Flipping Out blog, which was a lighter affair, resulting in the recent (attempts at) humour. After revisiting these old posts, and looking at news articles relating to the sorry state of Northern Ireland’s political affairs, I had a eureka moment and an entirely new idea for a story was born.
Continue reading “A Change In Direction”
There’s an old folk tale about a boggart that tries to take land from a savvy farmer. This is my interpretation of it, first posted in my Flipping Out blog.
Continue reading “The Great Big Hairy Bugger”