Shaun Nightshade

My views on the world, music, books and writing. Sometimes ranting, sometimes raving, but always something to say.

Always open to discussion and feedback.

NaNoWriMo Week One

So the first week of NaNoWriMo is over and I’m still slugging in there keeping my head above water. You can read some of the first draft here. It’s flawed and raw but the fact I’m actually writing something of length and managing to sustain it, is a good thing for me. 😊 Hopefully I’ll

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Under Canvas

“It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” Dave Berry   “Jesus Christ! Listen to that rain.” “Don’t touch the side of the tent idiot.” “Oh god, my sleeping bags wet at the bottom.” “Wet yourself

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The Unknown

We comprehend very little of our world, yet we purport to understand everything. We look to the stars yet can’t understand what is happening before us on this little rock. We understand what it takes to keep our bodies going, yet we don’t know how we came to be. We

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‘Every thought from here on in your life begins And all you knew was wrong?’ Steven Wilson

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Rocky Storm – Chapter One

  In summer it was a pleasure to walk along the banks of Ashborough and Greythorpe canal. Wild flowers covered the grass that lined the towpath, butterflies swooped on the currents between them. Where once old factories stood, nature was slowly regaining its former territory, in the time-honoured way. Fish

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  The shock of the dark cold briny water took my breath away and I gasped letting the inky blackness of salty fluid enter my mouth. Arms flailing, I struggled to keep afloat as the warmth of my body was stolen from me by the cold clawing sea. The deep

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Lie Like a Magpie

A review of Lie Like a Magpie by Lily Anna One of the great thrills of being a reader is finding a little gem of a book hidden away off the beaten track. It’s like discovering a beauty spot that no one knows about or a new track from an

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