Very short stories #10

I've been on holiday this week, with the luxury of not booking to go on any trips. My only major outing was a day spent in Central London at a flash fiction workshop run by Christopher Allen and Helen Rye of Smokelong Quarterly. I had a great time, met lots of interesting people and came … Continue reading Very short stories #10

Very short stories #9

Last weekend, I entered A Quiet Rebellion: Guilt into the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off. This is an annual competition, and the 300 entry slots fill up quickly, so I felt pretty lucky to have got in. You can see the list of books in the contest here along with the 10 blogs that are responsible … Continue reading Very short stories #9

Author interview: Stephen Briggs

For this post, I’m excited to feature an interview with Stephen Briggs. Stephen needs little introduction, but here’s a quick run-down on who he is: writer, narrator, playwright and actor, best known for his extensive work on plays, maps and books pertaining to Terry Pratchett’s Discworld. Stephen’s won awards for several of his recordings of … Continue reading Author interview: Stephen Briggs

Very short stories #8

After the excitement of releasing A Quiet Rebellion: Posterity last week, I've been concentrating on promotional activities*. Of course, my daily very short story (#vss365) on Twitter didn't get neglected. Here's a selection. victim "Doc! Drawer 3's rattling!" Sigh. Newbies. "Being declared dead wrongly is an urban myth." A bang sounded next door. "Uh, but … Continue reading Very short stories #8