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I like my 80s synth-pop and I like bands who pay tribute to it in exciting and innovative ways. I was therefore keen to give Singles by Future Islands a try given most reviews upon its release as well as reviews of music in 2014 raved about it. 811 more words

Future Islands

Review of White Lies by Phil Clement at Open Pen

In 2013, Open Pen published my story, If, Then, in issue eight of their fantastic magazine (my story is on page 9 but I trust you to read the issue and not skip ahead, you impatient little weevils). 175 more words

Short Stories

The Honesty Pact

Lately I have been thinking a lot about honesty. I am not a necessarily dishonest person, but as I was discussing this topic with my best friend we realized that sometimes we make up stupid excuses, which are essentially white lies, when we don’t want to do something, but we don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings or step on any toes. 511 more words


Bare Fiction and an interview

Hey, here’s some quick news:

My story, And There, was chosen for the shortlist of the Bare Fiction flash fiction prize, which is pretty damn cool. 106 more words

Short Stories

little white lies

i barely ever lie but, in a way i lie a lot, a lot of little white lies. like today, i got out of the house late, just because.. 326 more words

DAILY PROMPT: Sweet Little Lies

Sweet Little Lies

As kids, we’re told, time and again, that lying is wrong. Do you believe that’s always true? In your book, are there any exceptions? 359 more words