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Month: October 2019

The Prince of Spires – Apocalyps II

War by committee
The board with black and white squares stood in front of Spires. The pieces upon it stood in a complex configuration with no discernable pattern to them. In one corner a tall white model stood besieged by black ones.

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A quest to write a quest

Writing a novel is an epic undertaking. The general consensus is that a novel is a piece of writing of at least 50.000 words. The average length is about twice that number and some authors go way beyond that. In terms of pages, there is a writing rule of thumb which guestimates that you get about […]

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The Prince of Spires – Apocalyps I

Omens
Spires looked at the papers on his desk in front of him. Behind him, the noises from the city which had given him his name drifted through the panelled balcony doors. He permitted himself a small, tired sigh. No one was around to notice this lapse in the unshakable exterior he kept up.

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