PROCESSING

He was happy with his handiwork. Sturdy cages, strong padlocks, each capable of holding two people, three if they were small. Business was booming, extra capacity was needed, the good times were rolling. It had been coming for a while. The overthrow was complete, the government was gone. Now they would experience the real life … Continue reading PROCESSING

BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND

Here in Scotland, it's time for the annual event called 'Book Week Scotland'. It's a week to celebrate books, reading and literacy. Schools are heavily involved, local councils and libraries run a series of special events. The whole thing is run by the Scottish Book Trust, a national charity 'that believes books, reading and writing … Continue reading BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND

STORM WINDOW

The view was bleak, much like his future. The waves rolled along, grey with white crests, unrelenting, unremitting. His stomach had finally settled down after two days of sickness. What did he care about these countries over the ocean? They could bomb themselves into oblivion for all he cared. The rain battered the window, but … Continue reading STORM WINDOW

STATE OF DENIAL – AN EXTRACT

Today's prompt brought to mind a scene from my recently published novel ' State Of Denial', (perhaps because I'm now writing the next book in the trilogy), so I thought I would use an extract in reply to Sue's prompt today. I hope it intrigues the reader! The path kept going through the base of … Continue reading STATE OF DENIAL – AN EXTRACT

SHUTTERED

In the end, governments didn't need to ban religion. The numbers attending had dwindled away to almost nothing. It was their arrival that had sparked the crisis of faith. They had laughed at the world and their primitive beliefs. They had shown them the universe beyond the tiny galaxy their Earth inhabited. No God created … Continue reading SHUTTERED