Saf-Tee First!

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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A Story in Ten Words

I signed up for the Writers Circle at my local library a few months back, but haven’t managed to actually go to a meeting as of yet. They send out writing prompts via email during the week for people to create something for discussion. This week they suggested telling a story in ten words.

I’ll hopefully get to the writers group this weekend. Not sure how this will go down with local writers… but in the meantime, I present to you my magnum opus.

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A Writing Prompt

I recently downloaded Reddit and subscribed to some very good world-building and writing prompt groups. What follows is a quick attempt at a prompt along the lines of: You are a simple farmer in a world of famine and plague. You pray every night. This time, however, your god answers…

It’s a bit sceptical to say the least…

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