Tag Archive: writing

Mar 08

New Digs (Elias Chapter 6, Mass Effect)

Neo-Citadel 2191 CE On the citadel, Elias found himself escorted to his newly rented apartment by Chask and Markanis, the two bodyguards who’d been with him since winning the tv show. Chask was a Krogan who did most of the talking, and Markanis spoke so little that Elias had wondered at first if the Turian …

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Mar 08

Quarian’s Got Talent (Elias Chapter 5, Mass Effect)

Thessia 2191 CE Elias put the small holographic image of himself and Corbin back onto the table. He was older now. Not much chronologically, but the simple life in New Orleans-Lafayette seemed more distant than a mere eighteen months. He sighed as he stared into the mirror He was amazed that he didn’t need his …

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Mar 08

Change (Elias Chapter 4, Mass Effect)

When Elias reached the door, he found it ajar, and a flicking yellow glow spilling out into the corridor. Pausing, he stopped, and listened, but only heard the TV playing a movie in the background. It sounded like a… Corbin had called them ‘chick flicks’ if the giggles and soundtrack was anything to go by. …

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Mar 08

Alien Friends (Elias Chapter 3, Mass Effect)

Friend. It wasn’t that the word was unheard of, but Elias had never previously applied it to an alien. He’d grown up on the flotilla, of course, and his first understanding of alien races had come from systems that would give the fleet a ‘gift’ to go away, governments and companies that would call them …

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Mar 08

Jupiter’s (Elias Chapter 2: Mass Effect)

On Saturday morning, Elias found himself standing before a faded red door in a clean but spartan hallway. “Well, this is the place,” Corbin said. “It ain’t much, but I figure it’s better than a boardin’ house.” “It’s on a main road with street-lighting,” Elias said. “That’s a step up in my books.” Out of …

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Mar 08

Pilgrimage: Earth (Elias Chapter 1, Mass Effect)

Note: This is the start of a storified tabletop rpg campaign entitled Mass Effect: Collision. It is watchable on YouTube and run by AngelArts. Earth, March 2188 CE New Orleans-Lafayette was what happened after sea level rises and the effects of increasingly frequent hurricanes lashed the Louisiana bayous, all but sinking the old city of New Orleans. …

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Oct 30

NaNoWriMo – Rebel Scorecard 2013

NaNo50K

It’s just about that time of year where we lock Matthew in the basement and make him subsist on a diet of grilled cheese sandwiches and black coffee while churning out 50,000 words (it’s okay, we have paramedics on standby). Although he did announce plans to write interactive fiction, he now looks set to start …

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Mar 09

More than Romance: Kendall McKenna

Kendall McKenna's Brothers in Arms

Recently Matthew had a bit of a chat to Kendall McKenna, writer of military and military werewolf stories about her books and writing, which in her own words, is about a lot more than just romance. He started by asking her why she wrote: Kendall: I write because I’ve always had stories in my head. …

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Jan 17

More than Romance: Ana Bosch

  Today we bring you Matthew’s interview with Author and Illustrator Ana Bosch, who considers herself a writer of more than just romance, and currently working on a trilogy about, well, why don’t you just wait and find out? Matthew began by asking her why she wrote: Ana: There are so many reasons! Primarily, I …

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Dec 22

Pre-Order ‘The Way You Are’ Today!

It’s nearly here. I’m going over the final galleys now and the novella should release on the 2nd of January 2013 (well, the 3rd for us Aussies given  Dreamspinner works on American time). You can Pre-Order the eBook now for $3.99, or $2.99 if you catch the Christmas sale. And because it’s Christmas, here’s an …

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