Delighted that my flash piece 'Fat Man' has been published online today in Volume 8 Issue 17 of The Molotov Cocktail, a US online literary zine.
The Dorset Fiction Award's first printed anthology, soon to be published, will include two of my stories which were shortlisted in its two competitions to date - 'Orly' and 'How to Improve Productivity'. More info to follow.
Disappointing but the talk will be re-scheduled.
I was delighted to read my story 'Lips' at Story Friday in Burdalls Yard in Bath on 9 March. I was in the company of some excellent writer/performers including Elaine Miles and Steve Tuffin. The stories were recorded and will, the fullness of time, appear here -
The online literary journal The Cabinet of Heed has accepted my story 'Suppose' for its 8th edition due out late April/early May. Fab! The cabinet Heed makes its decisions in a week. A week! Setting the standard.
Stroud Short Stories is open until 14 April for submissions to our 16th event on 20 May at the SVA in Stroud. As ever it's free to submit and is for Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire authors only. The ten stories chosen will be read to a capacity audience of 70 at the SVA in Stroud.
All info here -
I have been selected to read my story 'Lips' at the next Story Friday in Bath. The theme of the event is 'home'. It's at Burdall's Yard, 7A Anglo Terrace, Bath BA1 5NH. It starts at 8pm and is £5 at the door.
All info here -
Highly Commended in its 40 word flash fiction competition, my wee flash 'Iodine' has now been published by the Bangor Literary Journal.
It's here ON PAGE 62 -
Bonnie Helen Hawkins selected my story 'This Dark Window' for her 52 Crows project and has illustrated it wonderfully on her website.
Here is is -
The online literary journal The Cabinet of Heed has published my piece 'Parliamentary Statistics' in its issue No.5.
Here it is -
At the last minute I found out about a 40 word flash fiction competition run by Bangor Literary Journal. I entered and was Highly Commended for my tiny piece 'Iodine', which will be published in an online anthology.
Following The Cabinet of Heed's acceptance for publication of my little piece 'Parliamentary Statistics', the online literary journal has now accepted 'You're Very Beautiful' for its Science Fiction Special to be published in a few weeks' time.
My strange little piece 'Parliamentary Statistics' has been accepted for publication by the online literary journal The Cabinet of Heed. It will appear online in its fifth edition at the end of February 2018.
My little piece 'Boyfriends' has been accepted for publication by the online and in print literary magazine Ellipsis Zine. It will be published in Ellipsis Zine TWO very soon.
The brilliant artist Bonnie Helen Hawkins is producing a book called 52 Crows this year, illustrating a crow every week of the year and accompanying it with a crow story. She has selected my story 'This Dark Window' for illustration.
This is Bonnie's website with more info about 52 Crows http://www.bonniehelenhawkins.com/52-crows