Writing Location II: An Excerpt from Click, Double-Click

If I were a loner, disgruntled, disaffected, malcontent, camouflaged in my army surplus fatigues, interested in guns and the internet, and with a massive chip on my shoulder, I would choose to carry out my mass shooting on a university campus.   These places are so vulnerable – not like an airport, where policemen stand on… Read More Writing Location II: An Excerpt from Click, Double-Click

Spill (some stories) by Giles Ward, an excerpt from ‘The Diagnosis’

The Diagnosis ‘I’ve got an appointment with the Doctor,’ I say. Her piggy eyes don’t raise a smile. ‘Uh-huh,’ she replies and refers to her keyboard. Tap tap tippity tap. ‘5.30’ ‘Uh-huh.’ Tap tap tippity tap. I’m not late. I know I’m not late because I hate being late: Especially for my appointment. ‘Name?’ She knows… Read More Spill (some stories) by Giles Ward, an excerpt from ‘The Diagnosis’

Writing Location I: James Calum Campbell Shares His Thoughts

In fiction, painting a picture of the environment of the novel is half the battle. As NaNoWriMo comes to a close, James Calum Campbell joins the Impress Blog as a guest blogger to talk about writing landscape in his novels.  A friend asked me if Dr Alastair Cameron-Strange was ever coming back to the UK,… Read More Writing Location I: James Calum Campbell Shares His Thoughts