I have a new story online! It’s in the third issue of Silver Blade. It was originally written as a spring-themed entry for their first contest earlier in the year; it didn’t win, but they still wanted to publish it.
I had another story accepted and didn’t even realise! You may remember my earlier entry in which I praised the Postcard Shorts website. Well, I submitted a story, and promptly forgot about it. They didn’t reply, so I assumed my story hadn’t been selected. Lo and behold, I was browsing through the posted stories today, […]
Writing. It’s a funny old game, isn’t it? You want to write, you really do, but you find yourself making all sorts of daft excuses not to. For example, I’ve recently taken up knitting and I find myself wanting to relax in front of the TV, needles clacking away as my current project slowly grows, […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]