John Holland writes.

Short fiction writer, events organiser and obsessive

Published Short Stories

 

 

I've listed my published or broadcast stories in chronological order, the latest at the top.

 

That Summer

Apples, Shadows and Light - short stories and flash fiction (published by Earlyworks Press)

May 2017

 

Easily Embarrassed

Apples, Shadows and Light - short stories ans flash fiction (published by Earlyworks Press)

May 2017

 

The Valley

Reflex Fiction website

May 2017

 

Da

InkTears website (First Prize Winner)

March 2017

 

Time We Moved On

101Words (US website)

December 2016

 

The Crow

Cache of Flashes - The 2016 Worcestershire Literary Festival Flash Fiction Anthology published by Black Pear Press

November 2016

 

The Coat

Cache of Flashes - the 2016 Worcestershire Literary Festival Flash Fiction Anthology published by Black Pear Press

November 2016

 

The Night Ape

To Hull and Back Anthology 2016

October 2016

 

Christmas

National Flash Fiction Day's Flash Flood Journal (website)

June 2016

 

The Note

Annie on Writing/Raging Aardvark (website)

June 2016

 

Sunday Morning

A Box of Stars Under the Bed - 2016 National Flash-Fiction Day Anthology

June 2016

 

4 x flash fictions (Moustache, Belinda's Diets, Anti-Aging Acid and Treacle)

The Ball of the Future ( anthology). Edited by Kay Green. Earlyworks Press.

March 2016

 

Three Legs

101Words (US website)

January 2016

 

Sensitive + A Hot Summer's Day + The Banker (3 stories)

A Stash of Flashes - The Worcestershire Literary Festival 2015 Anthology. Black Pear Press.

November 2015

 

Lips

Bath Short Story Award Anthology 2015

Watch/listen to me read a minute and a half of the story at the 2015 Bath Short Story Anthology Launch here.

November 2015

 

Strange Fruit - An Imagining

Crossroads - Defining Moments. Anthology for the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015.

Watch the video of the actor Moses Hardwick reading the story at the Cheltenham Literature Festival here 

October 2015

 

Kate Adie is 69 + Kiss? + I Gave My heart + A Hot Summer's Day (4 pieces)

H is for Hawkesbury - 2015 Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival Anthology

August 2015

 

Friends

National Flash Flood Journal (website)

June 2015

 

The Note

National Flash Flood Journal (website)

June 2015

 

The Shore Line

 Flash Flood Journal (website)

April 2015

 

The Uncanny Valley

Stroud Short Stories 2011-15 (anthology) edited by Nimue Brown

April 2015  (first Read at Stroud Short Stories October 2012)

 

The Open Door

Writing Short Fiction (website)

February 2015

 

Morning Tea (+ Writing Endings in Short Fiction - article)

Writing Short Fiction (website)

January 2015

 

Teen Idol

2K Stories (website)

November 2014

 

The Path Way

Fifty Flashes of Fiction - Worcestershire Literary Festival Anthology. Black Pear Press.

November 2014

 

Minnie's Wedding

Paragraph Planet (website)

October 2014

 

The Night Ape

Captivity - The 2014 Momaya Annual Short Story Review (anthology)

October 2014

 

The Game

Twisted Tales - Raging Aardvark Publishing (anthology)

October 2014

 

Tonight will always be what it is

Paragraph Planet (website)

September 2014

 

I Gave My Heart

Flash Fiction Magazine (website)

August 2014

 

Kiss?

Flash Food - National Flash Fiction Day Journal - NFFD (website)

June 2014

 

The Book

Edge of Passion - Marble City Publishing anthology

June 2014

 

The Note + Statistics + The Roast + Many Genuinely Nice People Vote Conservative - an ironic polling day poem ( 4 x pieces)

Ell Oh Ell - You have to Laugh - Earlyworks Press humour anthology

June 2014

 

The Open Door

The Best Stories in a Decade - Momaya Press anthology 2004-2013

December 2013

 

The Open Door

Music - Momaya Press Annual Short Story Review 2013 (anthology)

November 2013

 

Thursday Evening + The Decision

Sharp as Lemons - Earlyworks Press poetry and flash fiction anthology

2013

 

The Cricket Bat

Graffiti (magazine)

2013

 

The Song

Gloucestershire Writers' Network anthology

October 2013

 

Trouble Man

Knife Edge - Marble City Publishing anthology

April 2013

 

Morning Tea

multi-story.co.uk (website). 

February 2013

(Morning Tea was also included in the Somewhere Else Writers anthology based on Corinium Radio broadcast June/July 2013)

 

The Waiting Room

Graffiti (magazine)

April 2011