//
archives

1920’s

This tag is associated with 13 posts

Happiness is finishing the first draft of your book


It’s quite simple really. A number of the stories in my forthcoming book were written four or even five years ago as I trudged to, and back from, work. they were experiments to see how quickly I could write a story that could engage the reader, let them see a different world, and leave them … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian comes many steps closer to being ready for editing


Ever since I let people know that I was going to self-publish a collection of Blaise Maximillian stories, I’ve been spending many nights staying up far too long writing. And I’m bloody loving it. Blaise is my kind of anti-hero, which is one reason why I’m enjoying it, but also because I’m able to do … Continue reading

Coming up


So, I’ve read Double Dead by Chuck Wendig @ChuckWendig on Twitter. I’ve read Blood Royale by Jonathan Green @jonathangreen. I’ve attended Asylum. I’m writing part two of my 40k series, Quebec One Niner, and I’m also writing about how Spring Heeled Jack acquired his trusty sidekick, Mr. Burke aka @gentlemanrhymer. Lots of writing to do, … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian – Perfume, the scent of love


Perfume, the good sort, had the ability to make an attractive woman beautiful and a plain woman attractive. The delicate art of perfumery had always captivated Blaise. The way that they took supposedly unrelated scents and oils and mixed them to produce elixirs of beauty entranced him. It truly was the scent of love. One … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian – A meal ruined again!


Blaise loved the taste of rice pudding. It was the combination of the creamy taste caused by the milk and the lovely sweetness of the sugar. The skin on top was his favourite part, and he relished the way it coated his front teeth as he scraped off from the rather fine piece of silverware … Continue reading

Follow Matthew Sylvester on WordPress.com

Categories

Supporters