Posts Tagged ‘romantic fantasy’

Strange Beauty is the title of the new speculative fiction novel I started writing in January in Lazette Gifford’s Forward Motion Writers’ Community.

FM Writers has numerous discussion forums and crit boards.

I joined FM Writers 2009 2yn writing group, along with a couple of hundred other people.  We aim to write our own novels in two years, as part of a large, supportive, closed  crit group.  We write assignments to write each week and comment on each others’ threads.

Of course people will drop out over the next 2 years, but in the meantime, I’m having fun.

The pacing is good for me, as I don’t have to write in a mad rush and my typing continues to be painfully slow. Unfortunately this remains the staus quo as the nerve damage in my left arm continues to heal.

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I am fascinated by transitions – just look at my silvergull picture – she can fly, but she is on the ground.  She stands on the shore and faces the sea.

All those lovely transitions – limens, thresholds, sunsets, birth & death, metamorphosis, horizens, shorelines, dreams.

All that amazing potential you can step into – here now, then – what?.

My latest poem Excellent Boundaries touches on this love of mine.  I would like to post more on this fascination.

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I’ve posted a story that I read  at the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild (CSFG) Romance Gauntlet in 2006.

The story is a romantic fantasy.  It’s slightly naughty, but it’s a whole lot of fun.

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