Monthly Archives: May 2016

dreaming of oceans – the nightingale escapes me

Water cry not for water tears are too precious to waste once we dreamed of oceans on Venus amidst spice-rich dunes water-sellers grow fat tears of conflict what use herbs without water we crossed oceans to make tea we are … Continue reading

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is the sun shining? I’ve heard rumour of its warmth from the nightingale ??Francis James Franklin 2016 Francis James Franklin has appeared before here at Pure Haiku. He is a fantasy author and poet with a…

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5-26

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death by mutation radioactive spiders roam the hospital ??Francis James Franklin 2016 Francis James Franklin has appeared before here at Pure Haiku. He is a fantasy author and poet with a perverse sense of humour, a…

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A Poetic Giveaway, or: Free Butterflies!

Another giveaway? Okay, well, this one’s poetry, but it’s also an actual paperback and there’s only one copy being given away… Yanty’s Butterfly consists of over 600 poems, spanning the variety of haiku forms: three-line haiku, two-line haiku, one-line haiku, … Continue reading

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Physics from the Edge

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Michael Edward McCulloch’s blog It’s not often I pick up a non-fiction book and devour it cover to cover, but the writing here is accessible, and the theory and equations well explained and helped by illustrations. … Continue reading

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An Aromantic Giveaway – I Like It Hard

My new novelette, I Like It Hard, has an official release date (8th June), and the publisher Less Than Three Press is running a giveaway on goodreads. Here is the blurb: goodreadsPREORDER from LT3 After her brother Dan loses in … Continue reading

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Why I Love Science Fiction Romance – Guest post by Aidee Ladnier

By consensus, most readers agree that the modern genre of science fiction was created by Mary Shelley. She wrote her oeuvre Frankenstein about a scientist creating life in his lab… and the world changed. Writers became dreamers, looking to the … Continue reading

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