Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Reprint: Light Winds with a Chance of Velociraptors at Daikajuzine

Light Winds with a Chance of Velociraptors (Fantasy) has been reprinted at the wonderful Daikaijuzine, issue 5.

I love end-of-the-world stories, but so often the characters who fix it are soldiers, scientists, or superheroes. I thought it would be fun to let someone else have a go at saving the world...

‘That’s the worst thing about the end of the world,’ Elsie said, staring mournfully into a teacup that had long ago been licked clean of every last drop of Tetleys and soggy crumbs of custard cream. ‘Routines go straight out the window.’ 

Harry glanced away from the TV, which was showing aerial footage of a tiger chasing pigeons in Trafalgar Square. ‘Really? That’s the worst part? It’s not the deaths of millions and the imminent fall of civilisation, it’s that nobody’s been round with the tea trolley for a couple of hours?’

Read the rest here

Monday, March 22, 2021

New story: When it's Time to Start Re-examining Your Life Choices at Crystal Lake

Clowns! Fire! Crocheted models of E.coli bacteria! What's not to love? 😀
Check out my latest flash at the Crystal Lake patreon

When it's Time to Start Re-examining Your Life Choices (Fantasy) 705 words

I never meant to get a clown, but she came with the flat and clearly had no intention of leaving, so what was I supposed to do?

Read the rest at Crystal Lake...

Monday, March 15, 2021

Latest Story News!


Kind Hearts (Horror) was reprinted in The Sirens Call  Issue 52, Dec 2020

Always Room for More (Paranormal) was reprinted in the LTUE Benefit Anthology Twilight Tales from Hemelein Press, Feb 21

They Do Things Better in Albuquerque (Crime) was reprinted in Crimeucopia - The Lady Thrillers from Murderous Ink, 2021


When it's Time to Start Re-examining Your Life Choices (Dark Fantasy) will be published for Crystal Lake Publishing's Clowns, Carnivals & Sideshows flash fiction challenge, March 2021

Sale or Return (SF) will be reprinted in Scribes Micro Fiction, April 2021

WOO! (Fantasy) will be published in Curiouser Magazine, April 2021

Send in the Ninjas (Fantasy) will be reprinted in Speculative North, 2021

To Haunt His Own Exhausted Heart (Horror) will be reprinted in The Stray Branch, Fall/Winter 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

Reprint - 'They Do Things Better in Albuquerque' in Crimeucopia: The Lady Thrillers

Out now from Murderous Ink Press! Crimeucopia: The Lady Thrillers - 16 Countesses of Crime recount tales of Murder, Mayhem and Revenge - with tales ranging from the 14th through to the 21st Century.  Includes my short tale 'They Do Things Better in Albuquerque' along with some tremendous other offerings.