Snippet Sunday 10/5/15(2): Dwarf Star Part 8 (Finale)

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 A wave of air passed through the tunnel and swept over the crowd, signalling the arrival of the metro. He found the high-pitched humming comforting as the maglev train slid gracefully into view. Looking left and then right he stopped forward toContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 10/5/15(2): Dwarf Star Part 8 (Finale)”

Snippet Sunday 10/5/15 (1): Dwarf Star Part 7

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 Here’s part 7. Because I missed posting anything last Sunday, I will post the finale later today. Enjoy this penultimate part of the story! ‘Yes,’ she sighed. ‘My grandmother recorded everything I did, with one small exception. None of the footage she sent backContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 10/5/15 (1): Dwarf Star Part 7”

Snippet Sunday 26/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 6

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 When she came to, the most immediate thing she noticed was the bright, orange glow all around her. It hurt her eyes and she composed herself, opening them slowly. She was confronted with a sight of which she could not make any sense, inside what appeared toContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 26/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 6”

Snippet Sunday 19/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 5

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 ‘I know you only from photographs,’ she said, rubbing at her sore throat. ‘How did you know who I was?’ The woman who should have been in her mid 60s but barely looked older than Daisy, looked at her granddaughter with mild rebuke. ‘You look like your dad.Continue reading “Snippet Sunday 19/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 5”

Snippet Sunday 12/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 4

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 The report froze in place just holding his fruit cocktail before him – staring at Captain Reeves with expectation. He cleared his throat, raised an eyebrow and tilted his head towards her. After staring back at him for a moment, she finally spoke. ‘At first, I wasn’t sure whatContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 12/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 4”

Snippet Sunday 5/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 3

Part 1, Part 2 It took all of his effort to stop himself spurting the cocktail all over the table and Captain Reeves. ‘Woah,woah. Wait a minute! You weren’t the first person to enter the Barnard System?’ She finished her cigarette, briefly considered lighting a third and then closed the packet. Without a hand andContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 5/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 3”

Snippet Sunday 29/3/15: Dwarf Star Part 2

Go back and read Part 1 ‘Specifically which mission are we talking about?’ Jace asked nonchalantly. She looked at him disbelievingly. ‘You know which one. The one everyone wants to talk about.’ ‘I didn’t want to assume for a woman with so many titles! I remember Halley’s Comet flyby and the Mercury landing. I wasContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 29/3/15: Dwarf Star Part 2”

Snippet Sunday 22/3/15: Dwarf Star Part 1

Welcome to my new serial! As with the previous two (The Cold Man and Miss Salter) maximum word count of each part will be around 700 so you can read each section in under five minutes. I started piecing this one together just as I was finishing Miss Salter and have an idea of whereContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 22/3/15: Dwarf Star Part 1”

Snippet Sunday 1/3/15: Miss Salter Part 9 (Finale)

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8 Ok so here we are, the end of the line for Kara Salter whose sleep talk will save the world. I hope you all enjoy it. I want to thank my wonderful girlfriend Cat Hayward whose nighttime talking (English andContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 1/3/15: Miss Salter Part 9 (Finale)”

Snippet Sunday 22/2/15: Miss Salter Part 8

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 He told me everything and I listened. I kept my emotions in check despite the horror he unburdened. Danny held my hand all the way. When Mister Brown had finally unburdened himself, I saw the first flicker of affection between himContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 22/2/15: Miss Salter Part 8”