Author Archives: Eirian Houpe

About Eirian Houpe

Writer and Teacher. Published works: Eternal Dance (as Linden S Barclay) and articles for Wigston Magna Dog Training Club, and SFX Magazine.

Beneath Strange Stars

TL;DR press is calling for submissions for the upcoming publication Beneath Strange Stars. It will be an anthology of science fiction, fantasy and speculative fiction published for charity.  They will be announcing their charity at a later date. Submissions are open … Continue reading

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New “Season” New Schedule.

Labor Day has come and gone, and with it, the ending of my ‘summer hiatus.’ I hadn’t ever really planned to take one, but the way things were, one event after another, more balls in the air than I could really juggle, … Continue reading

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The Order of Law

In a previous post, Meet Amasiah Denzyl, a short vignette introduces us to the antagonist of Butterfly Raven. He’s an uncompromising man, relentless in his pursuits, and unyielding in his control of the ‘Order of Law,’ his organization – his… … Continue reading

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Some May Have Wondered…

It’s been a while, and I want to say thank you to those of you that stuck with me during my not so brief absence.  I haven’t been well.  What I thought was a chest infection turned out to be … Continue reading

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What We Left Behind – Truly Unparalleled

From the opening notes of the Max Grodenchik’s fabulous, I left my Quark… and Captain Sisco to the last moment of the credits, and beyond into the creators’ panel, the Deep Space Nine Documentary was absolutely perfect – there simply is … Continue reading

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Raven Day: Psychically Aware or Mentally Ill?

How do you present a character who is extremely psychically aware without seemingly touching upon mental illness, when one of her challenges separate to that, is struggling mental health? This is the question faced in writing Ethne. In preparation for … Continue reading

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A Too Slow “Awakening”

Though life sometimes begins in the head, the full body of joy cannot be known there. It is the same with how we dream, or love ourselves, or struggle with our belief… Kept swimming in the head, life flickers, never … Continue reading

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