The below is my flash review of the horror novel Nod by Adrian Barnes. Additional context involves the author being diagnosed as terminally ill shortly before publication, which gives the novel added pathos. See below;
The below is my flash review of the science fiction novel The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu. This book serves as a sequel to The Three-body Problem, so I strongly suggest reading that first.
After all this time, had I just stumbled on a portal to the creator? Did that mean that Paradise lay through the globe? Could I abandon the search for fifty Summons, reach out my hand and touch heaven?
The below is my flash review of the fantasy novel The Hidden People by Alison Littlewood. I hope you enjoy!
The below is my flash review of the science fiction novel, The Three Body Problem by Chinese author Cixin Liu. Enjoy!
Okay, so I recently introduced a new character into my current Work in Progress novel. And yes, it is based on the often overlooked creature that is the cuttlefish. Why did I look to this rather simple animal for inspiration, you ask? Well, several reasons actually, but I guess the most prosaic would be because I like how they look.
1. Shotgun: Pump-action, ala Arnie in T2
2. Chainsaw Arm: Must chop off own hand beforehand
3. Electric Carving Knife: The sound by itself is horrifying
So, my first piece of published work was a short story entitled ‘The Black Bird’ for a charming anthology run by the sadly now defunct Wyvern Publications. I remember being very excited when it got selected for publication. I suspected that royalties would be minor, but at that fledgling time, I didn’t care.