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

Very short stories #11

I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I entered this year's Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO) contest with A Quiet Rebellion:Guilt. In the spirit of the contest, I'm reading (some of) the other entries and posting reviews on Goodreads as well as LibraryThing. Books I've reviewed so far are: Strings of Chance by Jeff Pryor … Continue reading Very short stories #11

Bits and pieces

Quite a few things going on at the moment. First of all, you can read my thoughts on errors and decision making in fiction writing on Cat Rambo's blog. Cat's blog is full of excellent advice and information for writers, and I'm delighted I had the chance to write a guest blog post there. Here … Continue reading Bits and pieces

Very short stories #7

For once, work hasn't been too busy this week. I even had time to read a couple of books and post reviews on Goodreads. If you're interested, here they are: Memorandoms by James Martin: An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales by Tim Causer Zeta: Resin Pines by SP Rowell Yes, I know one's … Continue reading Very short stories #7