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Other scribbles...

Not content with writing both short stuff and long stuff, I have a few other bits and pieces, in varying states of worthiness. Some of it may see the bright light of day- the rest, I'm afraid, is likely only to see the bright light of an enclosed furnace.

I've been writing about the whole process of creating and developing a world, with particular reference to the Aona series. Running parallel to that is an in-depth look at Aona itself and how it all came about.

Some articles as well, often about subjects I'm poorly-qualified to discuss. There are few things I won't write about if the mood takes me.

There are also a number of essays, short pieces, philosophies and rants, none of which stand up to closer scrutiny at the moment. Any non-fiction which actually looks like it'll be completed and might be worth showing to people will be mentioned in the Latest News section as and when.

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The Inner World
Mar 12, 2017

As progress continues on my new standalone novel (which, in stark contrast to the Aona series, features a cast of just three main characters) I've found that the situation in the wider world and humanity's endless, determined race to the bottom have meant I've concentrated more than ever on my inner world.

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New freebie coming soon, from the forthcoming short story compilation. Watch this space! Not all the time though, as that would be boring.