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Writing Challenge – The New Frontier

<a href=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/aquarius3.jpg”><img class=”size-medium wp-image-2253″ src=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/aquarius3.jpg?w=300&#8243; alt=”A small and independent methane hydrate mining operation.” width=”300″ height=”225″ /></a> A small and independent methane hydrate mining operation. There’s a new power source that is getting people very excited right now and it’s called Methane Hydrate. Basically it’s methane-packed ice which has been formed in the deepest parts of … Continue reading


Writing Challenge – What if WE were the third world country with religious extremists?

<a href=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/egypt-ss-06.jpg”><img class=”alignleft size-medium wp-image-2250″ src=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/egypt-ss-06.jpg?w=300&#8243; alt=”EGYPT-POLITICS-UNREST” width=”300″ height=”198″ /></a>First off, I know that someone is going to be a smart Alec and say something along the lines of ‘we are, hurr, hurr, hurr.’ So, now we’ve got that out of the way, let’s look at the writing challenge What if the UK was not … Continue reading

Writing challenge – What if Guy Fawkes had been successful?

Not a lot of people actually seem to understand Guy Fawkes day anymore. Last year I even saw some people saying that it was an outmoded religious festival that needed to go. I must admit that I failed to bite my tongue and pointed out that they were complete morons. Guy Fawkes, also known as … Continue reading

Writing Challenge – What if the British won the American Revolution?

<a href=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/rev_collage.png”><img class=”size-medium wp-image-2244″ src=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/rev_collage.png?w=300&#8243; alt=”What if the United States was still a British Colony?” width=”300″ height=”190″ /></a> What if the United States was still a British Colony? The American Revolution was a pretty pivotal moment in the history of mankind so far. Not only did it see one of the world’s greatest powers losing … Continue reading

Writing challenge – What if WE were the ones discovered?

<img src=”http://matthewsylvester.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/conquistador.jpg?w=379&#8243; alt=”Image” width=”379″ height=”536″ /> Oooooh, scary. I must admit that I haven’t looked very hard but this is something that has been tickling the back of my brain for a while. As I’ve said in previous posts, my brain doesn’t stop coming up with ideas for stories, games and what ifs? What if … Continue reading