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late style — the m john harrison blog

Late style arrives when you realise that you are: competent enough to write those things you wanted to write when you were twenty five; impatient enough to have one more go at going all the way; angry enough not to allow anyone else to persuade you to do something else.

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Planted by Rivers of Water

He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper. 380 more words

New Traffic Patterns May Emerge

I have a new story titled ‘New Traffic Patterns May Emerge’ in Short Fiction magazine. This is how it starts:

Sally is a worried tiger because they are late. 596 more words


The swimming lesson

is the title of my new story in North Words Now. You can get the whole issue here. It’s free!


Receive and Give

Sometimes the gift delights us; sometimes we allow ourselves to be delighted by the gifts all around us.

Today, I got both.

After walking home in the rain (it’s been a gloomy week), I received a package.   135 more words