@DialMforMara Use small details to suggest the bigger picture. The dried egg on the waitresses sleeve. The hiss and spit of eggs. The occasional rumble of trucks on the road outside, their lights passing in the darkness.
@fidgety You're very welcome.
@fidgety GET WRITING!
1. Iain M Banks' CULTURE novels
2. NOVA by Samuel Delany
3. RED DWARF
4. Ann Leckie's ANCILLARY trilogy
5. The JERRY CORNELIUS novels my Michael Moorcock
@fojazz Stepping out of your comfort zone enlarges your comfort zone.
@Emmavieceli Thanks Emma x
@ann_leckie Thanks Ann 😀
@kittychandler Someone once said that no novel is ever finished, only abandoned.
Wishing you the best with this draft.
@kittychandler At some point, you will have to send it out into the world. The danger of over-editing is you lose the spark that drove the piece in the first place.
#Wales from the International Space Station. Land of mountains and coasts, castles and dragons. And my father, who was born and grew up in Pembroke (bottom left)
[image credit: probably NASA]
@rosjackson Mark your calendar. It's weekly.
I hope you're all enjoying #WineWednesday 🍷
Science fiction author. BSFA Award-winner. Novels include ACK-ACK MACAQUE, EMBERS OF WAR, etc.
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