Writing

Dead but not Forgotten

My Friday quick-write, NaNoWriMo prep. Just under 50 minutes, 1182 words. Dead but not Forgotten “I thought someone should tell you that your mother has died.” The line was delivered with such callousness that I thought it must have been a joke. “What?” “Your mother has died,” the nurse said. Read more…

By Edwin H Rydberg, ago
Writing

The Stellar Garden

The Stellar Garden is The Terran Sphere, both the future and the past of humanity in this shared universe spanning 10s of thousands of years of human history. Beginning in the near future and leaping ahead and abroad through time and space, this collection of series and stand-alones follows the Read more…

By Edwin H Rydberg, ago
Writing

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, Read more…

By Edwin H Rydberg, ago
Writing

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 Read more…

By Edwin H Rydberg, ago

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