Author Archives: robspalding

Sharks! Punks! Mech Suits! Not too Proud to Beg!

Returning from my hiatus hunting wild Yetis that Surf, in Montana no less, to announce I have a new story for your reading pleasure. I’m very late doing this as the book will be released on May 1st.   First, … Continue reading

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Passion, Paths and Choices

This is an expansion of something I posted on Facebook earlier today.   I’ve come to a realisation recently.  I think I have finally realised why my writing has come to a complete halt.  Why any excuse is a good … Continue reading

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Johnny-Come-Home – A Fragment of a Decaying World

Johnny-Come-Home A Fragment of a Decaying World.   Marfin stood next to the statue which had, against all possible reason, survived the DecayWind.  The township it had once dominated the skyline of, had not. Every building was reduced to rubble, … Continue reading

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Fragments of a Decaying World – an Introduction

This is a little introduction to the post that follows this. Fragments of a Decaying World is a series of very short, short and not short at all stories and pieces that detail the end of a world, one that … Continue reading

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Geek Culture Clash, or How I Ended Up in a Fight for Wil Wheaton’s Honour

I haven’t told any stories here for quite some time, so how about I tell you one I’ve been meaning to ever since I started this blog? This story is mostly about the first time I ever encountered something I … Continue reading

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Double Feature – Payback (Theatrical Version) and How I spent My Summer Vacation

Here we go then, this is the first in an occasional series where I recommend a double feature of films and try to explain why I think they work well together. To be clear, just in case anyone doesn’t know … Continue reading

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The Lucky 7

I so rarely get involved in these memes, but this one appealed. Rules are: Go to page 7 or 77 (or 777 if you have got that far and if so, your editing process will be hell!) in your current … Continue reading

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