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Justin Tuijl’s author posts. Books, novels, articles, poems, stories.

i had a long go

i had a long goat poems that don’t make sensefireworks poemsbut poems with hidden meaningsbut i find confessional style poems work best(this is a confessional style poem)i’ve read a whole bunch of poetswell, not that much. a few thenmy own…

Project Icarus

Written 2017. From my of short stories: “Misplaced”. A retelling of the legend of Icarus. The grown up re-write of the first version of the story that was called: Captain Clarkson and the Age of Thump. This was written for…

The Good House

4444 words – Genre: Fantasy / Science Fiction – 2019 PART 1 Alison loaded a shell into the breech of the tank’s gun and Claire gave her the thumbs up from the commander’s position. Claire looked outside where the tank…

The Others

(Written Dec 2023) I don’t know how long I’ve lived at the station on this planet. Last night I stood outside while the sun set, and the dust clouds rose. A dangerous thing to do. Nobody is sure what is…

A Letter to Lachlann

(Written Dec 2023) Farquhar Hubert Solomon applied his peeler to a potato and slid away a section of skin. Farquhar lowered his peeler and waved it slightly while eyeing the spud. From her chair by the fire Deòiridh Raghnaid MacCrumb…

The Recovery Centre

FADE IN: The scene opens in a typical addiction recovery centre. This one is in Woolwich, London. There are several people in the room waiting. There is a reception woman at a desk and a nurse who walks about. The…

High Princess

This is a fantasy I was trying to do my own version of a Philip Pullman story. It was my first try at the genre. Written 2018. Sally sat in a coffee shop in Woolwich, London. It was her favourite…

Here (about my writing)

I remember clearly that my first written word was “here”. I used to hide behind the armchair and secretly write it on a bit of paper. I was very proud of that word. However, I soon found that the words…

Justin Tuijl – author

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ANDROMEDA IYNX

This is a work in progress. A science fiction novel. I started it years ago and re-wrote it a few times. The last version was started for my masters degree, a complete re-write. It’s dystopian and while the world has…

Codename Wolfhound

This is the sequel to Burning Wolfhound. An action thriller. I wrote it as a standalone title, so prior knowledge isn’t needed. It mostly set in India in 1968 but also London 2020.

Burning Wolfhound

This is an action thriller. 100k words. I started writing it when I was in the jungle of Ecuador and had been left alone for a few weeks. I wrote it to entertain myself. Set in modern times and 1968.…

Caffeinated in Woolwich

Caffeinated in Woolwich was a showcase project for University and a bit pointless, so I removed it. It contained four pieces: Caffeinated in Woolwich (non-fiction), High Princess (fiction), The Recovery Centre (screenplay) and a long poem. All four were written…

Misplaced: 14 Short Stories

This book contains stories written over a small period of time. I called it two other names before deciding on Misplaced. Amazon doesn’t like it if you change the title of the book. The demand these days for short story…