Well… this one is about memory, the day to day of living with the memory problems that come along with mental illness and with complex PTSD’s shrinking of the hippocampus and amygdala (I only assume this is behind some of my difficulties – I do not know for sure). It got a bit real if […]Read more "MHM Recovery 12"
I remember Everything still Night breath held like The endless dark Stars ceased their whisper And turn They held their memories close Until one blazed Rebellious Across the pause of night And broke itRead more "Poetic Interlude… Still"
Apparently, we’re supposed to let themes bubble away beneath story and character, carrying through in a strong yet subtle tide that does not interfere with the narrative thrust. I don’t think it’s part of my particular skill set, as my themes always tend to end up fairly high in the mix. In other words, thanks […]Read more "Behind The Lonely Dark: Part 2"
“Irenon and the Cerenauts aboard her will be the final hope of thousands of colonists deserted after the failure of the AI deep space programme. The burden falls on Ingmar and Yuri, orphans both, chosen for their ability to cope with isolation and innate mental strength. But how to anticipate what level of strength might […]Read more "I have a book out!"
Thursday 28th – Year of Elders, 1967 – The Village of Almado Things have been happening backwards. It began, as everything seems to, with Commelina. First, cygnet Commelina disappeared. I didn’t see her go. I came back one morning and the pond was still. Empty. A mirror without reflections. It scared me a little. […]Read more "The Blue Jay’s Daughter: Commelina…Backwards, Part 3"
‘The clock ticks ever closer,’ Saleth warns, sweeping the ground with a willow brush, her eyes fleeting a glance at the rising moon before turning a worried gaze upon the cat. The cat picks careful paws across the swept ground to the centre, at his ease. His eyes are yellow moons reflected. Cold moons, full […]Read more "Umwelt: Darkness Flows Like A River Episode 16: Puss in Boots"