Sky High 38: Out of the Fog, into the Void

They were in complete synchrony. There was no need for Bianca to instruct him when to prepare for takeoff. He felt the plane as deeply as she did. And it made the load of it lighter as with a deeper roar the engines propelled the plane into the air and more of the milky fog. Continue reading Sky High 38: Out of the Fog, into the Void

A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 15-21

It has been a week of all sorts of calamities in the latest proof yet that 2021 is not joking and will do its best to outperform 2020. I don’t know about you but I find that thought extremely energising and motivating. You never know how much time you’ve got and all that. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 15-21

Sky High 37: Fly This Mamma Bird

“Okay, what do we do?”

Captain Imran was all business when he returned to his seat in the cockpit. He grabbed the yoke and looked up to Bianca. Continue reading Sky High 37: Fly This Mamma Bird

Fun Facts about Book Publishing

This is the fifth year since I submitted my first short story to a publisher. Since then, I’ve sold five stories and I’ve had one novel hybrid published and one self-published. I picked up some things about the whole publishing business inadvertently along the way and some I deliberately researched. Here’s what I’ve learned. Continue reading Fun Facts about Book Publishing

A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 8-14

It has been another relatively uneventful week and I am extremely pleased to say this. Uneventful is good. Of course, there’s no such thing as all good, so this uneventfulness has made it a bit harder for me to pick what to write about in this round-up of weekly profundities but I’m not complaining. There’s always something profound happening if you look hard enough. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 8-14

Sky High 36: A Vanishing Act

Bianca glanced at the closed door of the cockpit. The sensation that something wasn’t right sharpened and twisted inside her.

“And you’ve been suspended here for how long? Any idea?” Continue reading Sky High 36: A Vanishing Act

A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 1-7

The first week of an unusually neat month (starts Monday, end Sunday) was not particularly eventful but it ended with a supernice trip out of town, so I’m having another PLBW in pictures. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 1-7

Sky High 35: A Mystery

A knock on the door made them all turn their heads. Bianca opened to see Samantha, with Marcello peering from behind her. He seemed to always be around her as if she could protect him from any unfortunate turn of events. Continue reading Sky High 35: A Mystery

A Profound Look Back at the Week: January 25-31

This week’s profound look is late, for which I apologise, but work has this tendency to pile up sometimes and I value my free time, so it was bound to happen. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: January 25-31

Sky High 34: The Lost Flight

Bianca snatched her shirt from the ground, put it on and started buttoning. Michael pulled his underwear and trousers on with no rush, leaving his own shirt last. Continue reading Sky High 34: The Lost Flight