Short Story: The Hyperverse Accord

The Forever Stranger, born a seemingly normal human baby named Caiaphas Dace, is an entity whose continued existence defies the very laws of space-time. The short story The Hyperverse Accord documents a meeting at the end of the universe, between Dace, now evolved to a non-corporeal existence, and a mysterious entity calling itself the Observer. […]

Short Story: Bleak ’93

Callum Fisher’s life with his parents has been a survival from one bleak year to the next, and it needs to change. A particular day in 1993 seems just like any other day in Callum’s miserable life, but soon he will discover that the biggest of changes takes only a moment of bravery. Bleak ’93 […]

Poem: Between These Walls

Between these walls the days stretch silent; no staccato of laughter as you land in my embrace, no crystal tears trailing into the crook of your smile. There are moments beneath the barrage in the obsidian hours when I hear a ghostly whisper before descending into dreams, pursued by phantasms of you. You may be […]

Poem: The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room Here I sit in the long pause between one life and the next. The room is pitch but for the washed-out light of the monitor before me. Rain lashes the window, whipped into a frenzy by the crafty gods of Christmas, juxtaposing the tears that flow freely down my cheeks. This was, […]

Global Human Population Rise

World Population Rise (From 1 Million to 10 Billion) UPDATE: Since the time in which this article was originally published (2016, Life, The Universe & Free Thinking), the human global population has surpassed the forecast in rise. Now, in mid-2018, the population has reached almost 7.7 billion, a figure originally forecast for 2021. It is […]

SPFBO Entry Interview: Scott Kaelen “The Blighted City”

via SPFBO Entry Interview: Scott Kaelen “The Blighted City” This is me being interviewed about my dark epic fantasy novel, The Blighted City, by fellow author and fellow SPFBO 2018 entrant, Michael Baker. He’ll be interviewing various other authors taking part in the contest, so please follow his blog if you’re following SPFBO, are a […]