“Akrion Cycle 1” (High Fantasy)

Selucisa was created a thousand years ago, seeded by the power of the Stars, akrion. But when the first Landfallers terraformed this world, they failed to take into account the unintended consequences of such a significant akrion event. The thinning of the Boundary, the line between Life and Death, was one of those consequences. Ghosts returned to the world of the living, monsters known as Kreysicks began to appear and the world was ravaged by war and illness.


But humanity won and the Boundary was shored up with human soul.

And now, that soul wishes to be freed.

“Akrion Cycle 1” or “Assassins 1” is the working title(s) for my current high fantasy WIP, the first book in my nominally titled series The Akrion Cycle. You can catch up on my progress with my periodical blogs about writing my novel below!

Looking back on a year

When I sat down to write this blog, I was concerned I wouldn’t have anything to write about. The last few months have been filled with everything other than novel writing (including downloading new computer games, woops). As such, there hasn’t been much progress on my novel to speak of. However, when I look back … More Looking back on a year

Stuck in the Middle

I’ve got pages and page and pages of notes trying to work out the sequence in the middle of the story. It’s the bridging piece between the beginning setup and the key middle sequence and by gods does nothing I write work. (This is also a lesson in not trying to have too many POVs, … More Stuck in the Middle

Slow and Steady

The last two months of writing have been… slow, to say the least. It’s been a tough section to try and get through in the book, mostly around trying to get three key plot threads tied up and organised so that the next section of the book can happen. One thing I’ve found through this … More Slow and Steady