Nomed’s Button – Story & Script

A few weeks ago someone asked me about writing scripts, so I agreed to post my only attempt at script writing. Nine years ago, I was asked to supply an amateur animator with a script. I wanted to start with something simple, so I selected an unpublished 2500 word story that I had written a few years earlier. I spent …

The Magic of Mars

Honourable Mention

Entering short story writing contests is a great way for fiction writers to get started. As well as being the first short story I actually ever completed, The Magic of Mars is also my only Science Fiction piece. I wrote this just before I got started on FireDrakes and eventually submitted it to the Hidden Talents Short Story Contest. To …

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Daniel’s Demon

Around the time my first book was being published, near the end of 2007, I submitted one of my short stories to L. Ron Hubbard’s Writer’s Of The Future Contest. My story was not selected for publication, but in 2008 I did receive an Honourable Mention certificate in the mail. It was immediately framed and has been hanging in my …

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Corona Masks For Fun And profit

Mask

When all you have is lemons, then make lemon aid. Wearing a mask right now makes a lot of sense, and I am relatively sure it will soon be a requirement almost everywhere. With that in mind, I drove to Canadian Tire and bought a pair of masks for $16. When I got home and looked at my blank mask …

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Publishing a Book During a Pandemic

Nothing has been posted on this website in the past nine months, and for that I must apologize. Over the last eighteen months, and especially in the past six, the course of my life has drastically changed. That said, I will not bore you any further with all of my personal details, but instead discuss how my latest fantasy novel …