Day of the Drones

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Combiner Publishing, May 29, 2017 - Fiction - 76 pages

In the near future, Journalist ISABEL 'HATTIE' BALAST interviews just-retired footballer JUSTIN 'EX' PROVERSE and an unlikely friendship grows. Hattie begins writing a story 'Day Of The Drones' featuring characters based on herself and Ex who are attacked by microdrones in their own home. But the deeper into the story Hattie goes, the more life begins to imitate art.

In the near future, most things you can imagine happen.

So odd couple Hattie and Ex might fall in love.

And the sky might fall.

About the author (2017)

Will Brodie is the author of the non-fiction book Reality Check: Travels in the Australian Ice Hockey League (2015); the novella DAY OF THE DRONES (2016) and the novel Suburban Tours, first published in a limited edition in 2009 and reissued in 2016 as an e-book.His collages mix drawing, photographs and found media. Some of those pictures are for sale via Fine Art America.He also wrote the feature film script The Straitsmen in 1993 and in 2000 gained an Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting from RMIT Melbourne.He worked as a writer, editor and producer for for 11 years until 2014. He has worked as a club publisher for, as a researcher for a TV program and as a freelance journalist.He's also been employed to dig, clean, stir, administer, lift, paint, attach, plant, graft, mulch and to stamp ping pong balls.He's lived in the outer and inner suburbs of Melbourne since 1967.

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