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

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