The Light and the Flame

Another NaNoWriMo prep session. A little over an hour this time and 1056 words. Warning, it’s a bit political. (image from Shaun of the Dead) The Light and the Flame So far, the disease had cropped up in five different towns, today was the sixth. Like all the other cases, the victims here were mobile […]

Fayre is Fair

Second offering for 2017 NaNoWriMo warm-up. This one feels more like a scene than a short story, but here it is anyway (word count: 1249, time 60 minutes) Fayre is Fair “If you leave now, you get nothing.” It was a statement as much as a threat, the words of a demented psychopath bent on […]

Barbarians: How the Baby Boomers, Immigration, and Islam Screwed my Generation by Lauren Southern

Barbarians: How The Baby Boomers, Immigration, and Islam Screwed my Generation by Lauren Southern My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Barbarians:… Lauren Southern writes a scathing, passionate condemnation of both the modern left and the traditional right. Covering most of the modern political bombshell subjects from left-dominated academia and out-date right think tanks to […]

Space Surprise

In an attempt to prepare for the impending NaNoWriMo, I’ll be trying to write a short story, inspired by a randomly generated first line, each day. Here is my first one (written in 2 x 25 minutes). It’s rough (no edits!), but I’m happy to hear comments. Space Surprise by Edwin H Rydberg It was […]

10 Fictional Warnings for Modern Times

“There is a curse. They say: May you live in interesting times.” ― Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times Whether your cancer is Trump’s ‘anti-immigration’ policies or the hypocrisy of Leftist anti-free speech protests, there can be little doubt that we are living in ‘interesting’ times. But these times are not original in their threats. Here are […]

What Superpower Would You Choose?

Destiny City, from my new Altered Destiny serial, features superheroes and supervillians with a lot of different powers. Starshyne has flight and energy projection, Black Pariah has heightened reflexes and an alien computer sidekick, Virtue Maroni is an expert marksman and tech genius, Dreadlock is superstrong with limited teleportation, Thixotrope is a futuristic nanite swarm, […]