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Photography: Hazy days and details

Everything has a little extra magic when you look at it close up...

Winter Follows: My new novel, out now for free download

One month, one city, five lives colliding with the forces of fate. A thrill-seeking tech genius with an appetite for dangerous extremes. A retired contract killer fighting to escape his past and himself. An underworld driver tempted deeper into a life of violence. A heartbroken musician lost in hedonistic free fall. A soldier burdened with prophecy who only wants to go home. Dark, dark days. Beginnings…

Copper and Blue

Photography: Copper and blue

A small slice of surreal beauty, in the form of a solar-powered light bulb.

Strawberry Flower

Photography: Spring garden

Over the last few weeks, the garden has begun to flourish with spring and the hedges and trees all around are full, lush and green. It's been ages (OK, about a month, maybe) since I last took pictures of pretty pieces of nature, so my camera and I went out this morning in search of garden beauty.

Some very short stories from April 2019

Some very short stories from April 2019

In April, I took a few moments each day away from my Camp NaNoWriMo project to write a VSS365 (very short story every day) post on Twitter. Here's a selection of those Tweets from the last month.

Camp NaNoWriMo 2019 winner banner

Camp NaNoWriMo update: Finished!

Woo hoo! It is done! I hit my goal, I'm happy with my story-baby, it'll be getting proofread soon and should be available for download here probably over the next month or so.

Camp NaNoWriMo 2019

Camp NaNoWriMo mid-point update

An update about my Camp NaNoWriMo progress and a bit of brain-spew about the ugly reality of perfectionism.

Photinia and sun

Photography: Photinia and sun (+ garden update)

It's getting into serious garden weather, so I'm excited about beautiful plants (and edible ones).

Some very short (criminal) stories from March 2019

Some very short (criminal) stories from March 2019

It's time for my latest round-up of vss365 (very short story every day) Tweets from the last month. March got kind of murdery in my fictional world.

Bullet journal prettiness for April 2019

Bullet journal prettiness for April 2019

An overview of my monthly and weekly bullet journal spreads for April 2019, including pastel highlighter based cuteness and Camp NaNoWriMo stuff.