Very short stories #13

This month's writing has been predominantly work-related: putting together a book proposal, plus drafting, submitting and revising a selection of academic manuscripts (and learning how to use colons properly). Fiction-wise, I'm working on a new steampunk project which is heavier on the gadgetry than the A Quiet Rebellion stories, but without the paranormal powers. There's … Continue reading Very short stories #13

Another Don Giovanni review

Those of you who follow this blog will know that I somewhat enjoy Mozart's Don Giovanni. I've been to several live performances, mainly within the UK. Last night, we watched another live performance. But rather than battling through crowds at the Royal Opera House (and it looked like a packed hall), we went to a … Continue reading Another Don Giovanni review

New releases

It's been a busy week for writing. The highlight was the release of the #VSS365 Anthology: Volume One, edited by Mark King and with around 400 contributions by members of the Twitter writing community, including a couple of pieces by myself. Royalties from the charity go to The Book Bus, a children's literacy charity. If … Continue reading New releases

Very short stories #12

The sweltering London summer seems to be calming down, which hopefully means I can sleep (and think!) better. I'm not a big fan of heat, and when the temperature's high, I find it really difficult to concentrate on anything. Fortunately, I was still able to read (just about), and I've posted a few book reviews. … Continue reading Very short stories #12