Fiction & folklore!

Writer of dark fantasy & Gothic horror. Blogger of weird myths and folklore.

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Published by Icy Sedgwick on April 30, 2009

Submissions welcome

I just came across a delightful little flash fiction website which requires stories of 250 words or less – the ethos springs from the concept of what kind of stories could you fit on the back of a postcard. It’s an interesting idea, and I think that Postcard Shorts have hit upon something workable. After…

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Published by Icy Sedgwick on March 27, 2009

Tenth story online!

I’ve hit a mini milestone in that my tenth short story has now been published online – you can read it here. I’m particularly proud of this one, not least because it’s the third story I actually sold. So that’s five published in 2009 alone…onwards and upwards!

Published by Icy Sedgwick on March 26, 2009

On A Novel

God, where is this year going?! It seems like New Year’s Day was only yesterday. Oh well. Plenty more of experience means plenty more ideas. I’m trying to read as much as I physically can right now, meaning I’ve got George R. R. Martin’s A Sword of Storms, Warren Ellis’ Transmetropolitan: Lust for Life, Max…

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Published by Icy Sedgwick on March 9, 2009

March publications so far

Two of the three stories I’ve had accepted for publication in March are now online – you can find The Thwarted Stalker here, while Last Orders is here. Checkmate will appear on Noctober at the end of the month. In the meantime, I still recommend you check out Noctober and Everyday Weirdness as the work…

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Published by Icy Sedgwick on February 8, 2009

Published again!

My little flash fiction, Left, is online here at Everyday Weirdness. I’m really proud to be on there since they publish some truly remarkable work – I highly recommend Michael R. Fosburg’s Lot 19. Left is one of those things I’ve written of which I’m immensely proud, not least because it was inspired in a…

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Published by Icy Sedgwick on January 12, 2009


Afternoon, all! I’m Icy, and I’m pleased to meet you. I’m going to keep this introduction as brief as possible – I’m a 25-year-old Geordie ex-pat living in London. Daytime finds me working as an account manager in leafy west London, while my evenings are often spent at the laptop, tapping out some new flash…

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