Tag Archive | britain

4th No Kiss Blog Fest: For want of a holiday


Tweet of the Day: A Question of Identity ——- Almost missed the deadline, but managed to put something together for the 4th NO KISS Blog Fest. And here it is. Enjoy! P.S. A big thanks to Neyska for the timely reminder. 😉 ——- Winter’s dark grip enveloped London’s streets. Carl and I rushed to the […]

A Look Back at Season 2 of Wizards’ World War


Tweet of the Day: Planet-hoping might not be so silly ——– January 3, 2012 The kickoff point for Season 2. Only seven months ago, give a week or two and yet it feels like I have been doing this for ages. A fairly good set of ages I may add. What started as a sort […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2) Dispatch 24: …or Bust.


Tweet of the Day: Three Ingredients for a Strong Scene ——- Season 1– Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 23 – Dispatch 25 ——– Snowdonia National Park, Principality of Wales, 10 August, 14:58 hrs GMT “Five minutes,” said the soldier in front of me while he flashed an open hand. He was all I could see […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2) Dispatch 22: The End of the Beginning


Tweet of the Day: Character Trait Entry: Excitable ——- Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 21 – Dispatch 23 ——- House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, City of London, U.K. 7 August, 9:56 hrs GMT The tension between the Prime Ministers shoulder blades melded with the scent of desperation that hung low over […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2) Dispatch 17: A Cup of Tea


Tweet of the Day: Where lies the border between Voice and Style? ——- Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 16 – Dispatch 18 ——- Thames River House, London, UK, 29 July 03:36 hrs GMT Judith McAllister, Head of Britain’s Security Service, rounded the old oak desk. she poured a cup of tea from […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 9: The Grail


Tweet of the Day: On The Topic of Saying No ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 –8 –10 ——- Brave cousin Kay went down Cornubia’s way. Through roads and fields he searched for Tintagel. But on a turn of the road, he met a surly troll that with one swipe of the fist smashed his […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 8: One Step Forward…


Tweet of the Day: Designing from Bones – Elements of Culture ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 7 – 9 ——- “Arthur,” said Leodegrance as he approached the table, “may I have a word.” “Certainly Sire,” I said as I fell in step with him. Below us, at the foot of the hill the […]

Wizards’ World War (S.2): Dispatch 9- Between a Rock and a Hard Place


Tweet of the Day: A Girl Who Reads… ——- Season 1 – Dispatch 1 (s.2) – Dispatch 8 – Dispatch 10 ——- Entre la espada y la pared. ——- I dodged left then right. The gargantuan troll, a construct of Earth and hate, pounded the ground with rocky fists. Excalibur scored hits but the thing […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 7: Ill Omen


Tweet of the Day: How to Tell if Your Story Begins Too Soon ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 6 – 8 ——- The green skins walked into the hall.  A head taller than Kay, my cousin and the tallest man there. Wide of shoulder and with muscles sculpted by a lifetime of war. […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 6: Aqua Vitae


Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 7.7: Historical Fantasy ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 5 – 7 ——- Leodegrance and I stood side by side at the top of the hill. We watched a long line of refugees snake up the road to the hill fort. Farmers and their families fled the growing […]