Category Archives: Writing

Another new release for the holidays: Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart

And here is the final new release announcement for 2016. It’s another holiday story, but one that is very different from St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen. For Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart is a sweet and rather fluffy holiday … Continue reading

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New Release: St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen, a Silencer Christmas novella

I promised you more new release announcements in the run up to the holidays and here is number 2. This one is for St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen, a Silencer Christmas novella. Now I’ve always been fond of the Silencer … Continue reading

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New science fiction story available: Liquid Muse

It’s time for a new release announcement, actually the first of three to come in the run-up to Christmas. Yes, I’ve been busy, which is why this blog has been somewhat neglected of late. Today’s announcement is for a near … Continue reading

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“Bullet Holes” and the Creativity Pressure Cooker

This is the fairly straightforward version of the idea generation process. See image, start writing. However, sometimes an image would also sink into a great stewpot of my subconscious and spark an idea further down the line. This is what … Continue reading

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New Release: Courting Trouble, an In Love and War story

Two weeks ago, I announced the start of a new space opera series and also that there would be more books coming soon. Then, three days ago, I announced the second novelette in the In Love and War series, again … Continue reading

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A new release and a new series: Dreaming of the Stars

As mentioned before, there will be quite a few new release announcements coming up (well, I can’t blog about SFF awards all the time). And today, I have a special new release to announce, because I not only launch a … Continue reading

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The Silencer returns in “Fact or Fiction”

As you know from my last post, I spent the whole of July doing a writing challenge, which involved writing a short story per day. So expect a bunch of new releases, including a new series, in the next weeks … Continue reading

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The July Short Story Challenge Revisited – 31 Stories in 31 Days

Last year, I took part in the “July short story challenge”, which was inspired by Dean Wesley Smith who challenged himself to write a short story per day in July 2015. I played along and ended up with 31 short … Continue reading

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Cora guest-blogs elsewhere

First of all, I have a guest post in the “Nobody Knew She Was There” series about female SFF writers over on Sarah Ash’s blog today. I talk about the challenges of being a woman from a non-anglophone country who … Continue reading

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The July Short Story Challenge – 31 Stories in 31 Days

Regular readers of this blog may know that I enjoy doing writing challenges on occasion such as the Eight Hour Fiction Challenge or E.P. Beaumont’s “Not Really SF Short Story Challenge”. What I like about such writing challenges is that … Continue reading

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