Hello all and everyone, im just checking in, as im sure many of you who are at all bothered, have wondered what has happened to me and the “Book of Ascension” lately. I can assure you I am still here and alive and well and the project is going ahead still, its just that I have come across that stage in many a writers journey, where everything just seems to be happening too fast at the most inconvenient of times. So this is the reason why I have had to devote my attentions towards other areas of my hectic and busy life.
Being a medical professional is very taxing, what with the 24 hour on call emergency rota, the duty to maintain my clinical competency with training and exams and bothersome assignments. Add to this other commitments like family, friends, my health and the little nitty gritty task of filling forms out for various personal administrative necessities like banking and other boring stuff…as you might well understand I have had to push the things I would like to do to the back of the line, and unfortunately keeping this blog fresh with content and writing my book for you guys to sample has been one of those things.
But like I always say its better to burn out than fade away! ^_^ and i promise I shall try harder to keep writing and finally put some of the book on the blog real soon, so please stay interested and stay patient. I haven’t completely stopped writing either, in between researching the inner complexities of informed consent and patient autonomy for my medical assignment I find my self day dreaming up scenarios or ideas for my story and its characters. When this happens I jot it down into my little brainstorm notebook to store away for me to come back to and hit the ground running when I start writing again.
I will try to stay fresh guys and I hope you understand.
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Hey guys! Wanted to talk briefly about the fictional elements of my book.
I have approached certain aspects of my story in a way that allows a somewhat limitless resource of fantasy element to my story.
What I mean by all that is my story is very much influenced and based within a realistic and believable world setting, it’s something that I wanted my story to be set in as I wanted to make it easy to digest for my readers and to make the fictional aspects of the story be a lot more believable.
I say this as there are a few things in the “Book of Ascension” that could easily be something you might find in a fantasy novel or science fiction book.
This however is what I didn’t want people to see my story as, one of my main aims with the story is to open peoples minds as to what is possible in real life, what people are capable of and to realise the amount of potential that our race have or could have.
Now I know I have kept you guys waiting for a chance to actually peep a piece of my book, but that something you will have to bare with ^__^
Until then guys please take a look at this article here!
This is a blog post I found, that discusses the anti-science movement that has developed across the world an the effect it has on our society, I really connected with it as I thought it tied in with a theme that I will cover in my story that deals with the limited availability of information to us and the knowledge that we do have is only a controlled fraction of what there actually is available out there if we only knew where to look.
It’s that theme that allows me to make the unbelievable aspects of my story more believable for my readers, so although my story is based in realism it sneakily enables my story to add in science fiction, fantasy, horror and fable elements. Coz everybody loves that stuff wright?
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Heya people! Aaah Valentine’s day! Soon I will be going out for a dinner somewhere for the occasion, and yes I didn’t plan a damn thing and left it late! But anyway today got me thinking about the subject of love or more importantly the idea of a love intrest in my story “The Book of Ascension”.
Much like the whole valentine malarky, I have kind of chosen to deal with this aspect of my story much later in the creation progress. Why is this you ask?
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