Category Archives: The Sefuty Chronicles

Short story week UK, don’t mess with editors:) & Freebies!

  It is now half way through the month and I have reached just over 30,000 words towards finishing The Children’s Tale: the fourth of The Sefuty Chronicles.  Very satisfying to be able to report so. I had hoped when … Continue reading

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A tree lays gently and the plasticity of the brain

  Despite good intentions am again late in posting all. I can find excuses, can’t we all? First I had to contend with a little dispute involving food and digestive system. I know these arguments of old and know that … Continue reading

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travels past and future

I have finally returned after an unexpected summer retreat.  LIFE caught up and time and energy for writing came skittering to a halt for a few months. Ah well, I guess it happens. In the interval I have changed the … Continue reading

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New connections:friends in cyberspace

In this exciting world of networking I will have a try at many things.  So the first one?  New connections.  This blog is meant to be only about writing, self-publishing and the Sefuty Chronicles. My challenge is to endeavour not to … Continue reading

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world building:some influences

  There are those who are strong-minded enough to research a subject without being diverted on the way; I am not, I have to confess, one of them.  Even in the days when reference books ruled I could end up … Continue reading

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World building: what’s behind the Sefuty Chronicles

  The whole premise of Ellen’s tale and the Sefuty Chronicles was based on climate change, and my interest in genetic engineering.   I have been following the Genome Project, discoveries in genetics, cloning and all relevant side shoots for more … Continue reading

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How Long is a Short Story?: Ellen’s Tale:

I have rescued some older posts which I will be reblogging here as they chart my progress from idle scribbler to published author. For newcomers to the site they will, I hope, prove interesting and those who have read them … Continue reading

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