Tag Archives: Dark Fantasy

The Last Library


Finally coming to the end of this. Back in December 2016 I expected it to max out at about 6k words; it’s now over 20k. Phew. It concerns a wannabe librarian, fallen angels, civilisation forced to live by the rules … Continue reading

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Status of Dark Fantasy Work: Erisse of the Illyany


Dark fantasy project, set partly in Xinjiang with dip into a realms of fantasy & horror. My inspirations for the Illyany are: The animist peoples North of the Gobi (pre-Mongol expansion) The valley of the river Ili which is the main … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasy Project on hold


Bit of an update. My dark fantasy project (Erisse of the Illyany)  is on hold. It is set partly in Xinjiang with dip into a realms of fantasy & horror. On Illyany; those of you who are up to the geography will realise that … Continue reading

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It’s not Science Fiction but


colleagues at Hasiwriters have encouraged me to give it a go. What is it? Fantasy-horror fiction which begins with Derry. What’s it about? A man who unwittingly brings something back from the dead to haunt him. It’s roots are in … Continue reading

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Hasiwriters / Fantasy – Horror Project


Since April 2010 my local writing group, Hasiwriters, has met in Haslingden Library. Hasiwriters (a contraction of Haslingden Writers) has finally made its way into my memory cells. From a lifetime of made up words, I’ve an instinctive aversion to new … Continue reading

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Unfinished Stories


Update as of 03/11/15 —The point about writing groups is writing. Attend them and find topics which interest you, as a writer. An outcome of this is unfinished stories. Those who attend writing groups will know what this means – … Continue reading

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