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Can’t help falling in love

Hello, I thought you might like to know about a recording of my work. Mr. Bear, a champion of writers, has a weekly radio show broadcast on Boston Free Radio called Mr. Bear’s Violet Hour Saloon. This week, she dedicated her show to my work. She read some of my published flash fiction and also chose the music

All of us are in pieces

Hello, I thought I would let you know about a couple of recent publications. A flash fiction of mine was published last week in one of my dream journals, SmokeLong Quarterly. My story “All of us are in pieces” was chosen by their guest reader, Mel Bosworth, and you can read it here. I have long

Bath Flash Fiction Award

Hello, I thought you might be interested to know that my flash fiction “Acute intoxication” was commended in the Bath Flash Fiction Award. There were 869 entries from 28 different countries. I am thrilled to have this story recognised in a competition that attracts such a strong field of writers. The judge was Meg Pokrass, a

To carry her home

Hello. I thought you might be interested in a new anthology, entitled “To carry her home”. My story “Where it is minus forty-four degrees Celsius” is included in this first anthology of the Bath Flash Fiction Award. The limit was 300 words which makes for vivid worlds created in a tiny word count. Mine is

A few new stories

  Hello. I thought you might be interested in a few new stories that I have had published in the last week: On a planet other than ours Litro Magazine, January 2017 Her little name, a seed The Fiction Pool, January 2017 Black against the blue Brilliant Flash Fiction, January 2017 The links have also been posted

Finding the perfect author photos

Welcome to my new website and blog. You might like to know about the photography included on this website. I wanted to have photos that evoke my writing in terms of tone and feel. I was struck by the work of Ona Janzen, who is an Australian photographic artist based in Blackheath, NSW. She took