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"Rogues" by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois (editors)

In this anthology, Martin and Dozois have collected nearly two dozen stories that focus on characters who have less straightforward ways of dealing with challenges than the typical hero. 614 more words


There be Monsters: What the Boys are

I find it strange how we can so easily justify the things in all aspects of our life. This is one of the scenarios where the grapes are sour anyway. 41 more words


Second Guessing

Yesterday I sent my short stories out to a few beta readers.  I had already sent it to “the usual suspects”, that is two family members that do a lot of beta reading for me, but it was different sending it out to non-family-members.  386 more words


On the House (Part 2)

Part 2 of some Sunday fiction for you, from my alternative version of Doncaster; click here for Part 1

“Elizabeth’s taken in a cat?” Harry interrupted. 1,079 more words


It's Official! - "Beyond Words" Launch Day

We might not be entering the glorious heat wave we were promised, but nil desperandum (as my mother used to say) – thanks to the wonders of modern technology, the official launch of my new short story collection… 455 more words

Short Stories

There be Monsters: The Strange Solitude of Hungry Helen

I was preparing to write this strange horror tale for the Hungry in Ipoh anthology but it grew beyond the word count and matured into what it is here. 11 more words


I Need You! (beta readers)

I’ve posted a few times that I’m working on a book of short stories.  Most of the editing has been completed so I need a beta reader or two (or three). 234 more words