Name JamesBambury
Location Ontario, Canada
Member Since Jul 24, 2012
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I write science fiction and fantasy stories. I try to keep them short yet full of ideas because I think your time is precious.

Several of these have appeared online and a complete list can be found at my blog: http://jamesbambury.blogspot.ca/p/stories.html

I have some recommendations of stories you should read by other WattPad writers. 
There's three so far in this thread but I'll add more entries if I come across worthwhile stories:

I recently wrote up a quick guide on using Inkscape to help make book covers and posted it to the Wattpad forums:

Need some cover art? I have some art I'm not using this thread that you're welcome to take and use for whatever you'd like. You'll need to add your own titles, name and text:


The World and its Mostly Deserving People Will Have to Find Their Own Way

The World and its Mostly Deserving People Will Have to Find Their Own Way

14 parts / 4 pages, updated Apr 20, 2013PG-13Completed
Thirteen very short science fiction and fantasy stories: - A Tower of Babel built to extend the Internet into the heavens - The final surviv... read more
530 reads votes 35 comments 15
Leaves the City in Silence

Leaves the City in Silence

1 page, updated Feb 22, 2013GCompleted
How many ways are there to read music? This story first appeared in "The Cafe Irreal", November 1, 2012: http://cafeirreal.alicewhittenburg.com/bambury.htm
47 reads votes 3 comments 0
The Dead of Veii

The Dead of Veii

2 pages, updated Feb 22, 2013PG-13Completed
An historical fantasy about the siege of the ancient Etruscan city of Veii. When the Roman legions came to conquer the city the conflict came to a deadlock outside of Vei... read more
121 reads votes 4 comments 4
Estimated Time of Arrival

Estimated Time of Arrival

5 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 25, 2012PG-13Completed
207 reads votes 13 comments 7


1 page, updated Jul 24, 2012GCompleted
115 reads votes 4 comments 5
Empire, Colorado

Empire, Colorado

2 pages, updated Jul 24, 2012PGCompleted
96 reads votes 4 comments 7
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Good start on this story @Julieta_Ackay. I look forward to the next chapter.

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