The Driver by James Bez

The Driver by James Bez

It was a hot day. Ridiculously hot. I climbed into my open-top car waiting outside Sarajevo Station. I touched my hands to the leather steering wheel and immediately pulled them back.“God, that's hot!” Even in the shade of the station, the steering wheel burned my...

NaNoWriMo 2021

NaNoWriMo 2021

If you're a writer, chances are you've heard of, or seen mention of, Nanowrimo, a non-profit organization that runs an annual challenge based on the acronym – NaNoWriMo which stands for National Novel Writing Month. This challenge takes place every November and...

Alternative Lord of the Flies by James Bez

This short story is a reimagining of the classic Lord of the Flies by William Golding in which the point of view is a character of James's own creation.   I awoke suddenly, confused by my surroundings. I smelled burnt plastic and metal. I heard creaking and...

Fun With Fan Art

Fun With Fan Art

It's been several weeks since I last wrote or did writing-related tasks. I've been on a break and during that time, I've discovered a love for creating fan art. And wouldn't you know it, other people are loving it too?! I'm thrilled that something that started out as...

Journey to Vega is underway

If you haven't read a good science fiction horror tale this year yet, might I suggest you try A Dark Genesis? It's a quick read, perfect for weekend readers and anyone who doesn't have a lot of time to spare, but still loves picking up a fun, fast-paced read.What's...

So much Mars coming our way in 2020

So much Mars coming our way in 2020

With the announcement of NASA's Mars 2020 Rover name today we are standing firmly on the threshold of a great era of Mars Science which is set to swing into full gear this year. NASA's Perseverance Rover will launch in the summer, heading for our distant neighbour,...