Author Archives: Frank

About Frank

A Sci-Fi & Fantasy author and lyrical poet with a mild obsession for vampires, succubi, goddesses and Supergirl.

when all lies burning

when all lies burning will those who sold our country still wave their receipts? trump will come again to wade through the cold ashes of british conceit weigh anchor, europe! the british ship sails no more save to the locker … Continue reading

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Pluto

Originally posted on purehaiku:
who denies pluto will surely answer for it when darkness is all ? © Francis James Franklin 2018 ? Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with…

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Venus

Originally posted on purehaiku:
venus enchants all her twilight song bewitching – who could judge Paris? ? © Francis James Franklin 2018 ? Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with…

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Calculus

I learned calculus on my knees, summing kisses to infinity as I explored the areas under her curves. I was sin to her cos as we coiled forever, one about the other, two bodies in orbital motion whispering tangents in … Continue reading

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Holly Black’s Website It’s a long time since a vampire book caught my eye. It’s difficult these days to find genre novels that are well written, thoughtful and original. Even rarer to find a YA-category novel … Continue reading

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This is Devin Jones

★★★★☆ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Kristen Conrad’s Website Kristen Conrad’s This is Devin Jones, published 2016, has many parallels with Die Hard, the plot centering on a hostage scenario where an out-of-jurisdiction cop must take out the bad guys and save … Continue reading

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Genderquake and Transphobia

Sarah Ditum says, in an opinion piece in The Guardian (Genderquake failed. Now for a proper trans debate, 13th May 2018), “there’s so much resistance to [discussions about gender and trans issues] taking place.” This is simply not true. Gender … Continue reading

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