Category Archives: Writing

Weekend Writing Warriors  (Sunday 9 October 2016): The Clone’s Complaint (character interview)

Each week, Weekend Writing Warriors presents a selection of excerpts from writers in a variety of genres. Check out the other offerings here. *** When we sat with my parents to watch The Shipwright at Landfall, Martisset incessantly nudged me and shook … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors  (Sunday 2 October 2016): The Clone’s Complaint (character interview)

​Each week, Weekend Writing Warriors presents a selection of excerpts from writers in a variety of genres. Check out the other offerings here. *** The wind gusts and the windows creak. Good to be inside on such a night. That weather’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 4 September 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** I shrug. “You have everything you need.” Martisset’s parents, the Master of the Yard and … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 28 August 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** Skimmer-flight isn’t quite the same as rowing or riding. I expected more of it, but I … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 21 August 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** Oddly enough for this body being borrowed, I’ve always fit inside its skin quite neatly. … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 14 August 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** Curl it tight, seal the vial once more, loop the chain and drop it into … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 7 August 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** After I lost that game of Galactic Flight for us when we were both nine, … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 17 July 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** I fancied one or two of the Shipwright’s Apprentices when I was in my teens; those … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 10 July 2016 (character interview for The Clone’s Complaint)

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. *** Anyway, Yasmin my namesake. To guide me in the right paths, what-bloody-ever. Yasmin the coffee-farm … Continue reading

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Muse of Research II: Food As World Building (Heather Rose Jones)

One of the things that draws us inexorably into another world is the food. From Marcel Proust’s cookie that launched a million words to the favorite treats of space station dwellers thousands of years in the future, what we eat … Continue reading

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