Day 4, story 4, and nastiness

Can we ever truly erase our computing history?

Short story, broken laptop.

What happens if you buy a second-hand laptop, and find it contains murderous secrets?

For today’s NaNo story, I’ve stayed firmly in the present day. It could have been a romance… But, no, that would be too easy. So I went for a psychological thriller instead.


Can I take my hamster into space?

NaNoWriMo day two, and a second short story is in the bag. Well, the first draft completed anyway. It needs more work before I allow anybody to read it!

I’m staying with the sci-fi theme, but this piece consists entirely of emails written by a harassed young graduate on a placement with Leicester I E Scheme (LIES). Continue reading “Can I take my hamster into space?”

NaNoWriMo 2016

ants30 Days and 30 Short Stories

This is my 6th year of participation in the annual frenzy of writing, called NaNoWriMo. And I’ve done pretty well so far.

  • 4 novels drafted
  • 1 novel (of the four) actually finished
  • 1 year of NaNo rebellion, when I drafted my non-fiction walking book
  • Publication of my non-fiction walking book, Walking the English Coast

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