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Though we are many – science fiction short story

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

When long term space flight started to become a necessity it was clear the aging of the crew would need dealing with. Cryogenics was still in its early stages…The solution, as is often the case, had come from a most unexpected source: cloning.

Face to Face with the gorilla King – the final part – short story for kids

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The battle arena is ready, the warriors are ready, the generals face up to each other and prepare to begin. The final part of this exciting short story sees the boy, transported to a world of talking animals, thrust into the final battle for supremacy – as the General!

Face to face with the gorilla king – short story for kids – part 4

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Part four of this exciting short story for kids where a boy is transported into a world with talking animals and becomes involved in a battle. In part four the battle is almost nigh and the boy still has no idea what he should do.

Coming soon: Next part of Face to face with the gorilla king

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Just a quick note to let you know that the next part of my short story for kids “Face to face with the gorilla king” will be up on this site tomorrow at noon is now available.This will be is part four of five for this story of a young boy who is whisked off […]

Face to face with the Gorilla King – short story for kids – part 3

Monday, September 29th, 2014

This is part three of a short story for kids by Ryan Cartwright – CC:By-SA If you haven’t done so you should probably begin with part one Your majesty, these fine simians require a strong leader at this time. Augustus looked deep into my eyes and sat back down. I have to say I was […]

Writing the tricky second novel

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

As you will probably know my second book (and the second in the Roboteers series): Do not feed the Troll! was published on 4th August 2014. A second book is always a little bit like the eponymous second album. You spend so long on the first, meticulously pour over the details and then launch it. […]

Do not feed the troll – announcement

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

This is just a quick progress update on where we are with my next book “Do not feed the troll” – with a special announcement to boot! About the story In case you’re not aware, this new novel is about 10 year old Martin and his family who move house and find a creature, who […]

Face to face with the Gorilla King – short story for kids – part 1

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

This is part one of a new short story for kids by Ryan Cartwright – CC:By-SA It’s not every day that a trip to the zoo can lead to you ending up on the other side of the Galaxy It’s not every day that a trip to the zoo can lead to you ending up […]

Looking back – looking forward

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

So that’s 2013 over with then and it’s been quite a year here at Crimperbooks. If you had said at the start of this year that I would end it with a book published and another on the way (with a third in my head for when that one is done), I might have struggled […]

Announcing a new book – coming soon

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Following the successful release of my first book (thanks to all who have downloaded or bought it) I am pleased to announce the next one. Currently in production it is again aimed at 6 to 10 year olds and is packed with laughs and action.  It is about a family who discover a troll living […]