New Short Stories The Kallans – Academy: Words

The Kallans – Academy: Words

THE pounding on the door gradually seeped through into his semi-conscious brain. Daniel Ravika pulled himself from his sleep and sat up. He stared at his desk in front of him. He mused have fallen asleep at it while working on his assignments the previous night. Not good. He should have gone to bed earlier. …

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Short Stories The Kallans – Academy: Freefall

The Kallans – Academy: Freefall

“THIRTY seconds before the jump,” the tall and blonde Masian instructor called out to the group of students sat in the small cargo hold of the little starship. It was currently in low orbit over Kalla 9b. Emma Jarayka groaned, putting her face in her hands and trying to control her breathing. She was struggling …

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Blogs All About Languages

All About Languages

Within the Kallan Empire there are many languages and dialects. Some are already referred to in existing stories, others are going to be mentioned in future short stories or novels. How should I handle the many languages referred to was something I thought long and hard about. Having learned (or tried to learn) other languages, …

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Blogs Origin of my Writing and The Kallans

Origin of my Writing and The Kallans

I’ve been asked why I write stories, and in particular, where did I get the idea for The Kallans from? One is easier than the other to answer! When I was younger, one of my siblings struggled to sleep in the dark. They often worried a lot about whether there were monsters and scary things …

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Book Excerpts Read the first Chapter of The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire

Read the first Chapter of The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire

Hi everyone, I’ve just posted the first chapter of the book The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire on this site for you to read. You can find it here. The first chapter introduces a few of the characters, one of which, Daniel Ravika, is a main character of the whole book. I’d love to hear your feedback …

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New Books The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire is now available!

The Kallans – Beginnings: Empire is now available!

Empire – the first installment of Beginnings, the introductory novels of series The Kallans – is now available in both ePUB format and in printed form. This first part of the story of The Kallans introduces this mysterious people and helps provide some of the background to their story. Where did they come from? How do they view humans on Earth? …

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