Aspects of authors- Rick Haynes

I’m delighted to welcome my first guest to the aspects series – Rick  Haynes,  whose specialist subject is medieval fantasy. Over to you, Rick. What World Do You Want To Create? It all seems pretty easy, doesn’t it? You have all these ideas in your head racing around and around like eager puppies, but what …

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Venus, Vs, and Books and winegums

How long is a story? Although there are guidelines, it varies by genre and even the experts don’t always agree. You might say 50,000 words or a certain number of pages, but then there are Drabbles, exactly 100 words excluding the title, ones using 33 words, and a myriad of other forms.   Add to …

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Robot

I was trying to concentrate on proof reading my next book today when I was interrupted. At least it provided inspiration for this Drabble. (A short story of 100 words exactly.)   Definition of a Robot 'A person who works mechanically without original thought, especially one who responds  automatically to the commands of others.'   I love being a robot. Ring, ring. Pick up the phone, but say nothing. Silence, …

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