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Thursday, 25 April 2013

Do you use Psychology to diagnose your characters?

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Do you use Psychology as a basis for creating your characters?

Sunday, 7 April 2013

More Sci Fi Haiku

I was delighted to see my haiku on the Scifaikuest website.
click link to see mine amongst all the others.

I have other haiku pending publication in the next issue of the magazine and two more accepted for publication. 

These are the haiku that didn't quite make it.

Road map or star sign?

Constellations plot our route

We choose to follow

Rocket into space

Expected trajectory

Venus and beyond

Countdown now complete

Canister launches through space

Wormhole approaching

Animals in space

Each piloting a rocket

Schrödinger bemused

by Madeleine Maddocks

Have you tried Scifi haiku ?

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

A Crime of Passion ~ RFW ~ Driven to Murder

I have been spring cleaning, now that the sunshine has FINALLY returned and the viruses are gone. Whilst ironing, I came up with my own belated and rather off-the-cuff entry for RFW's March Madness challenge, in the form of a POEM that fits the theme: Driven to Murder.
Since Romance has its primary focus on the relationship and romantic love between two people with an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending, I felt uncomfortable about writing a prose romance piece that had the sensual mixed with violence. So, instead, I chose a more direct approach in the form of this poem.

1. Madeleine Maddocks5. Dawn Embers  9. 
Yolanda Renee

2. Denise Covey   6. Sally  10. Anna of AnnasAdornments 
3. Donna Hole7. Roland Yeomans 11. 

4. J.L. Campbell  8. 
  Nilanjana Bose