Category Archives: Original Fiction

Dun Ringill: First Draft Complete

The first draft of Dun Ringill is complete.  Next begins the process of editing, and finding a source for cover art.  Until the book is ready to be published on Amazon, I’m making the first half available to a wider … Continue reading

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Inspiration and the Creative Process

My fifth novel, Dun Ringill, is nearly complete.  All that remains are one or two more chapters, and an epilogue.  Though I’ve been working on it in earnest for over a year, I only recently stumbled upon a bit of … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter 17

When Carthage and Siobhan emerged onto the street, the fight at the north gate was still raging. The gate was too far down Main Street for them to see clearly, but smoke was rising from one of the guard towers. … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter 16

Lord Eoghain was not normally the type of leader to directly address a mere pilot, but he was compelled to think that the impact of his message would benefit from a personal visit.  Aberdeen’s spaceport was at the mouth of … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter 15

“Daddy’s got your medicine, baby.” Inside the bay of the M302, Carthage, Siobhan, and Rebecca were dressed in CBRN suits, and were gathered around the access panel to the port engine. Carthage had just injected the reserve flow restrictor intake … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter 14

Though Siobhan’s dreams had always been vivid, those that were frightening or frustrating were mercifully rare. This time, she dreamed she was having a heated argument with someone in her shop about modifications she had done to his pistol. Slowly, … Continue reading

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Dun Ringill, Chapter Thirteen

Chapter 13   The Plaza of Robert the Bruce was the crown jewel of Aberdeen, centrally located and above the city on a plateau. Once the de facto cultural center of town, it was lined with cafes and small shops, … Continue reading

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