Tag: YA

Character Spotlight: Kassius ‘Kass’ McKenzie

For my second character spotlight, I thought I’d go big—and it doesn’t get much bigger than protagonist Kass! So, if you fancy learning a little bit more about Kass’s childhood and history, please enjoy the rambles below! Edith and Arthur McKenzie were quiet people, living humble lives in the Caetlanican capital city, Eriligh, until the…


I’ll Need Candles Part 2

Here’s the second part to Alex’s mini-story, posted up a while ago. A police officer met them at the gate. He was tall, with a beige expression and a hat tilted low over his brow. ‘Come on, boy. Quick about it.’ What a strange thing to say. Alex tried to speed up, but ended up…


I’ll Need Candles

I thought I’d share one of my exercises that I wrote on my course with the International Writer’s Collective. The brief was about a character experiencing a place for the first time, in close third person, matter-of-fact tone but perhaps with a darker mood. Anyway. Enjoy 🙂 The inside of the truck was the same…