Tag Archives: Horror

Some Thoughts on Writing Groups


Why be in a Writing Group? The answer differs from person to person; some like the general social aspect, others want to immerse themselves in bookish conversations. I fall into the latter type – I go to get feedback so … Continue reading

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Earthfall


My latest sketch is going well. It’s about 50% done and it’s SciFi – Horror. So far the chapter order (not the same as chronological order) is: Flower to Tree Joe Phaben Point Evanescent Safe House Morigen 81alpha Through Dark Arbores Andirage … 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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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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The Roots of Originality


There is a burgeoning industry of formulaic fiction. Some is easy to pick out; fiction I wrote because I’m a fan and fiction pretty much like another book but just different enough come to mind. With experience you see it … 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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