I’d never heard of Joe Hill when I picked up a copy of 20th Century Ghosts for the princely sum of £3 in HMV. The accepted wisdom in publishing circles is that short story collections don’t sell particularly well, but personally, I prefer them as an introduction to a writer. Indeed, I discovered Neil Gaiman […]
Today might apparently mark the beginning of the end of the world, but I’m very pleased to announce that one of my short stories, The Porcelain Woman, was published yesterday over on the Freezine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. They’re publishing some great stories, for free, and they match each story to new artwork. Well […]
I found a post on Emma Newman’s blog on what makes a good short story. As short stories have so far been my weapon of choice, I thought I’d give the matter some consideration. After all, I’ve read far more than I’ve ever written, and in some ways, I prefer the short story to the […]
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’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!