READ/WRITE Episode 2 – Shut up, Dandelion

This week hosts Sam and Brendan are joined by guest Martin to discuss the final three short stories of The Last Wish, by Andrzej Sapkowsky. Geralt takes a bath in A Matter of Price, meets a friendly satyr in The Edge of the World and goes fishing with his friend, Dandelion, in The Last Wish. […]

Tune in for read/write Episode 2 Tonight

I’ll be streaming my bi-weekly book club, read/write,  tonight at 8pm EST on Accidental Origin. We’ll be discussing the second half of Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Last Wish, the first of the Witcher books. For the audio only version, check readwrite.podbean.com. To watch previous episodes, check out the YouTube channel.

To a New Land

It was the green light that first caught Aaron’s eye. It seemed not to have a source, just glowing around the figures. A woman and man stood on a balcony, that faced the street, not embracing but intimately close. Aaron stopped mid stride, nearly falling flat. He caught himself, bracing against the rough hewn stone […]

Dark Whispers

When I first laid eyes on him, I could hear the armour plates of his suit clank and grind together. The sounds rang clear in my mind even with the vacuum of orbit clawing at us both. He hung there, a black outline against a black background. It took an eternity for me to toggle […]

read/write Episode One!

Its out! I was so excited about it, I completely forgot to post anything. I, and my co-hosts, recorded and broadcast the first episode of read/write, our Twitch book club and podcast on 6 March 2017. In Episode 1, we discuss the first half of Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Last Wish, one of several novels that […]

Still Life

For a moment, everything was still. The room a painting of a single second, movement implied. Joseph stared at the perfect image. The cherry sat above his glass. He had tried to drop it into his drink, a lifetime in a gravity well bestowed a host of useless reflexes. Useless, he thought, the story of his […]

Dragonslayer

“That’s not quite what it looked like,” Ivan growled. The delicate dragon rattle at his exclamation. The dozen pieces of wood and string that formed its body swung forward and back, their circuit constrained by the knotted twine that secured them to the ceiling. “If I made it look real, it would terrify the baby,” […]