All posts tagged: time travel

Debut Novel Coming Winter 2018

Hello Friends and fellow Creatives! It brings me great joy to finally be able to share with you the teaser chapters for my debut novel, coming out Winter 2018, Nexus Gate 4037: The Animal! NG is the very first book in the Ministry of Time Series! Being that this is my very first go at indie-publication, I have found wisdom in taking my time with the process. My desire is to bring you a rich story that keeps you on the edge of your seat while igniting the depths of your imagination. This book is my first ‘hello’ in the publishing world and I want to be heard with clarity. Please enjoy the preview of the novel by reading the teaser chapters, and if you haven’t already, follow my author page, http://www.candicecoates.wordpress.com. The rules of Time Surveillance have been broken. The past has stepped into the future.  The threads of time are now tangled and retribution will be dealt… Will the past devour the future or will they unite in order to survive the threat of the present? …

No Time for Complaint: A Short Story #AmWriting #SciFi #Fiction

He stared down at his phone, relishing the reminder he had saved as his home-screen. Without it he would fall to shreds, he would never be able to stomach what he had to do. “Stop complaining. Stop complaining,” he mumbled the words under his breath, wiping the sweat from his palms down the side of his jeans. He always got nervous on these assignments. He wasn’t cut out for this line of work. “What’s that, sir?” The driver asked, his water gaze-liquid from his senior age-glanced back at him through the rear view mirror. Harvey smiled, forcing the heavy corners of his mouth to stay upward. “Nothing. Just talking to myself.” The driver nodded and returned his gaze to the road. “It will get worse when you get older, the talking to yourself. You tend to forget a whole lot more when you get to my age.” The man chuckled. Harvey’s stomached roiled. “How old are you exactly?” He couldn’t resist the urge to ask. He envied people like him, those properly balanced upon the …

The Air Out There: Monday’s Muse Writing Prompt Results

The room was a bit stuffy for his taste, it wasn’t just the furnishings but the air. Something in the air seemed thick and almost wet like humidity. Odd that, especially since it was the dead of winter. Roland slid his finger in between his starched collar and throat, as if trying to create a trench to keep the sticky heat away from him. It was no use. He grimaced. “Roland? Roland Arlenger is that you?” An older woman with silvering hair seemed to glide across the floor towards him, her hands stretched outward as if she were going to embrace him. Roland cleared his throat and put on a smile, extending his hand and bowing over one of hers as he clasped it in his own. The woman stuttered in her steps, obviously confused by his gesture. Roland had not a care, he didn’t approve of hugging. It made his skin itch. “Yes, ma’am, Roland Alrenger at your service.” He stood straight and flashed the woman another smile, she only looked up at him …