Chapter 2 – Stage Door

Crossing the courtyard I waved to a couple of the carpenters who were working outside the hall. At one end of the great hall was the private theatre the Bishop maintained. I let myself in through the wicket in the double doors leading backstage. A barred window at the far end of the space showed… Continue reading Chapter 2 – Stage Door

Disappointing…

Also a learning experience. I posted the first chapter of my first novel on Saturday as a blog post. I am, I hope honestly, proud of the book as a whole and hoped to obtain at least a few readings and comments, I do after all need to improve in the writing trade. I duly… Continue reading Disappointing…

Why Post-Apocalyptic But NOT Dystopian? Part 2

Aworld where the majority of a generation died would not be able to support the specialist technologies, skills, or energy production required to maintain the present level of technology or our large cities. The urban population are interdependent specialists, reliant on an agricultural hinterland. That hinterland, in the case of mega-cities, is global. The highly… Continue reading Why Post-Apocalyptic But NOT Dystopian? Part 2