Monthly Archives: June 2012

Portals – A Writer’s Escape Hatch

Have you ever read a story where a character suddenly finds a supernatural portal and teleports away from some evil enemy? Did it fit well into the story or did it feel like the writer had painted himself into a corner and struggled to get out? Ever done this yourself as a writer, even if the story didn’t see the light of day (or the dark of night as the case may be)?

According to NASA you might be off the hook slightly as they have discovered that these portals are one step closer to reality.

NASA figure out how to find hidden portals Continue reading


It’s been said that obfuscation is the best example of obfuscation. I came across a simpler version of this explanation some time ago. Loved it. Of course here I’ve expanded, embellished and over-exaggerated it almost beyond recognition and meaning for entertainment value if nothing else. Continue reading


Chapter 3 of Rochelle’s Briefcase is out now on Story Time.

I’ve added another interesting twist to the voting. Just one poll this time but you can add your own choice. I’m not sure how this works – can people vote on the choices added by others? We shall see!

So go and enjoy the third instalment of Rochelle’s mysterious adventure and decide what the forth chapter holds.


– R.