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

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

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