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Cat Stories: Tobermory by Saki

I haven’t read stories by Saki before, so Tobermory is my first. In Tobermory, Lady Blemley has invited Mr. Cornelius Appin for a house-party. Lady Blemley doesn’t personally know Appin – someone had told her he is a clever man, so that’s is how he ended up getting invited. 345 more words


BIG NEWS! Book Launch Today! The Postcard and Other Short Stories & Poetry


Three years later, and today is the day.

It’s a strange feeling to let this work go, because I’ve been holding on to all of it for far too long. 131 more words

On Life

Cat Stories: An Old Woman and Her Cat by Doris Lessing

It was impossible for me to read An Old Woman and Her Cat without tearing up. I love Doris Lessing’s writing, but this is hands down one of the saddest stories I’ve ever read. 387 more words


Writers Chat 12: Catherine McNamara on "The Cartography of Others" (Unbound: London, 2018)

Catherine, You are very welcome to my WRITERS CHAT series. Congratulations on your second collection of short stories, The Cartography of Others (Unbound: London, 2018)  1,496 more words

Writers Chat

Moonrise: The Golden Age of Lunar Adventures by Mike Ashley

At the beginning of this year, The British Library launched its Science Fiction Classics series. I love their Crime Classics series – it has tremendously helped me in discovering authors previously known to me – and given that I’m a newbie to SciFi genre (I have only read… 1,726 more words


Cat Stories: Lillian by Damon Runyon

Lillian is a brilliant story taken from Damon Runyon’s Guys and Dolls and Other Writings. According to Wikipedia, Damon Runyon is an American journalist “best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City that grew out of the Prohibition era.” I’ve not heard of Damon Runyon before, but he seems to be a prolific writer, so  481 more words