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Short Story Competitions: Summer 2017

Summer is here. I’ve got salty palm prints on my laptop to prove it. Given I live in Scotland, it’s probably only due to last a few days, thank goodness. Sunshine might make it harder to discipline myself towards writing,

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Beyond Tomorrow

  For my reading pleasure this week I’ve been enjoying the delights of Beyond Tomorrow, a sci-fi short story collection with an author list so fantastic that the only way they could make it better would be by time travelling

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Flash Fiction Series: System Error

Part 3 of my flash fiction series. This is System Error.

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Flash Fiction Series: Crimson Sky

The second part of my flash fiction series. This week it’s Crimson Sky.  

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Flash fiction series: Why?

It’s time for some horror, with some terrifying microfiction.

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What I’m Writing: October

It’s been far too long without an update. A busy year means it’s not only my blog that has suffered, but my writing more widely. Time to change that. Here’s what’s brewing for the future.

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Free download – a million words of wonder

If you’re prone to the wonder of words, as I most certainly am, then the upcoming Campbell Awards have over a million to share with you. For free! The Campbell Awards Up and Coming anthology offers up a free download

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