From Google (of course): a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. That's an allegory. That's what the new novel is: Fantasy-allegory along the lines of Animal Farm, but contemporary. And even though I know it's not going to be the cup-o-tea for many … Continue reading Allegory – what’s that?!
Not a proper launch yet, and I haven't updated the page for publications, but it's done, and e-published. Who Will Rule Magic? Kraken, Dragon, Cat vs. Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile. A Fantasy Allegory along the lines of Animal Farm (but contemporary, and maybe even better), but be careful, you may not survive beyond the last words. … Continue reading It’s Alive!!!!
I'm usually posting a Wednesday post (that's today), but I have two scenes to rewrite for the Kraken story before I can do the proofread and (re-do) the cover. So what you get instead is a story nested within the need to comply with the schedule. Apologies for not responding much lately, but I hope … Continue reading Nested Within
Yep. Got the official badge today, 20 November 2017. Winner. Wanna see? Here 'tis: Of course, I can't get at the goodies I want yet - have to wait 'til 1 Dec (oh, no! I want it now!). So, what to do after all the bally-hoo? Well, I think I may have promised to get … Continue reading The Madness that Befalls a NaNoWriMo Winner!
Of Agoness by iArtichokeu. We appreciate the feedback, the comments, the honesty - and I promise wholeheartedly to take on board the issues raised. As a reader, I always want to get the best out of a story, and I also want to do that as a writer - every reader owns the story as … Continue reading A Review …
Well, this is a dubious tactic to get my word out. You see, I've been reading a few doggy and animal stories in the last few days, and I wanted to let you in on a secret. It's a biggie, so don't tell. Anyone. I love critters. Dogs, cats, horses, cockies; oh, yeah, even kids … Continue reading The Animals
Of course, I'm referring to it because it's in the title of my last novel (YA Fantasy): Equine Neophyte of the Blood Desert. The blurb: Neesa is an orphan girl who dreams of escape from servitude in the City of the Wall and the cruel Master of Gold – to chase her dream of the … Continue reading How Could I Resist that Word? Neophyte …
It's a good word to use for the process currently underway in Kraken blah blah (the title is too long, methinks). What am I talking about? If you've read Scene 1 of the Nano Project, and I tell you it's now five scenes, because I've expanded the role of one character, played out the tension … Continue reading Unpacking
Who will be the Overlord of Magic? And this is the first instalment of the NanoWriMo project: Scene 1 (first draft, of course). Copyright Cage Dunn 2017. They rounded the corner and pulled up in a puff of dust. The entrance was blocked by a fenced and funnelled entrance, and the only way … Continue reading Kraken, Dragon, Cat – aka – Kangaroo, Cockatoo, Crocodile