Category Archives: Use’ara

Posts concerning the world of Use’ara

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.”

(Quotation – Charles Darwin) Change is good, right? One of the big cliches in life is that embracing the unknown is a frightening thing. It’s probably a cliche because actually it’s very true. That is after all one of the … Continue reading

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True Blue – A Language Equation

The other day, as I was scrolling through Facebook and Twitter, I came across a link to this article in a tweet by Anson Mount (@ansonmount) – thank you kindly, sir, for the inspiration – and it started me thinking … Continue reading

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Where Human Meets Machine

As much as I’ve been losing sleep recently over Affrar’s next scene in chapter 2, a question that’s been bugging me for the better part of a year now, is the role of Nik Rhostov in the course of the … Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

There is a Scottish saying: From ghoulies and ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night, may the good lord deliver us! and it’s from this that the title of this post comes, and also the … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been?

Barely a week after my last entry to the blog here, we lost my grandfather, and after that, things began to shift in focus, and what I would have been doing – writing-wise, gave way to family matters, as was … Continue reading

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My Writing Week

The week has been a bit of a whirlwind. Setting up the site took a little while and then sorting out all the research and maps and vocabulary lists for Use’ara into a place where they were all accessible added … Continue reading

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Beginnings…

Ever had one of those mornings when you wake up and realise that the only person holding you back is yourself? That was my morning. To be fair, it’s something I’ve realised on a number of occasions, but other than … Continue reading

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