Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 24 April 2016 (character interview)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Naime is not taking this duel seriously; she thinks I’m going to step back from … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 17 April 2016 (character interview)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Our own kin killed each other, people like us but not. They say we were the second to last ship to leave the Original World; … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 10 April 2016 (character interview)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** In the land of the dead, of course, we don’t eat. But call on lore older … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 3 April 2016 (Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Yasmin Sure-Hand had seen a lot of mourning, back home and here at the Academy. … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 10 January 2016 (Revised story: Self Insert)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** “What’s the scariest thing in the universe?” Raina asked. She was coming off shift, uncoupling … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 25 January 2015 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

Next to him, Taryn sat on a temporary cot, her knees tucked up, wearing a shipboard coverall with no insignia. Her short hair had been combed and fluffed; she was holding a tablet in both hands, reading. Her feet, in … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 18 January 2015 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

“The Captain sent me,” the voice repeated. Hernan pushed himself up, in spite of the pain from his injuries; dimly, beyond Taryn’s silhouette, a girl in a Crew’s black coverall and blue leads stood in a pool of light that … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 4 January 2015 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

They dozed, comfortably entangled, sticky and pleasantly sore. “It passes the time,” Taryn said at length. “And so very delightfully.” She yawned and wriggled closer. “Traveling companion,” Hernan said in reply, “very interesting way to think about this. Nowhere near … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 28 December 2014 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

“Well, it’s not been T-7 leaving those mines for us,” Taryn said. “That lot doesn’t have starships; they’ve poured all they have down the rat-hole. Or the singularity, I should say. Pouring it down the rat-hole at least feeds rats.” “The … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 14 December 2014 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

“I’d really like to be much clearer on your cousin’s intentions in adopting Arna.” “Martisset’s a reasonable person. I think you’ll like her.” “Well, you seem to have a bit of a crush on her.” “Proof positive she’s very much … Continue reading

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