Nael stared openly at the image before him, searching for any trace of the woman he was in love with, in the messy haired blonde Earth Dweller. He finally saw the unmistakable golden hue dancing around the pupils of the woman, and felt his anger levels rising once again. ‘How can you prefer that to all that I offer?” he demanded, his eyes now studying the middle aged man at her side. It still hurt that she had rejected him in favour of Massimo but at least Massimo had been one of his own kind. This habit she had picked up over the last few centuries infuriated him and utterly bewildered the rest of the Basilican royal family.
Copyright Emily Morris 2018
I'm a thirty something woman who lives in the north of England. I have been a writer for as long as I can remember, creating stories both written and verbal since childhood. While studying at Edge Hill College, I got several poems published by a small publisher in the USA, and in Europe. I have been part of several writing groups, and done quite a few courses in a attempt to hone my writing skills further. I love reading different genres of fiction, knowing that the best way to develop my own writing, and my vocabulary is by exposing myself to the different ways that other people choose to describe things.
The most recent writing course that I've been part of, run by a published author, included a exercise in which we were challenged to read things that we would never usually even look at.
It inspired me to take up a challenge. Namely to attempt to read at least one book by every author which is stocked in my local library. I soon realised that I was being far too ambitious, especially given the fact that every library rotates their stock too often for me to keep track.
I've decided to instead attempt to read a book every day, starting with a author whose surname begins with A, and ending with a author whose surname begins with Z. It doesn't matter what the topic of the book is, or if it's fiction or non fiction, everything is useful for me at the minute.
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