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

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

Very short stories #6 – and a few tips

March was a pretty busy month for me—three conferences and an academic writing deadline—but I managed to keep up with all the Twitter #vss365 prompts in a timely fashion. For this post, in addition to a few very short stories,I'm sharing some thoughts on how I create them. Bear in mind I'm pretty new to … Continue reading Very short stories #6 – and a few tips