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So You Decided to Spontaneously Combust in Front of Your Friends (A Beginner’s Guide)

This is the first of the Tempest side-stories, about a family linked to Lightning but not currently part of the main plot. It’s a taster of the themes and concepts of Lightning, as well as being about an awkward teenager … Continue reading

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The Mist in the Bridge

I’ve been concentrating a lot on Lightning and less so on my short fiction, which is a bit of a shame. I was inspired by this Terribleminds flash fiction challenge so I visited the link and one of the titles … Continue reading

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Dulcie St. Clements & Astronaut Jones in… Spoiled Meat!

I’ve been meaning to start up on the Terribleminds flash fiction contests regularly, to provide content here and be able to flex my creative muscles. I’ve had ideas for the last few week’s worth of contests, but they always go … Continue reading

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The Old Woods Ebook Edition

Another one of my short stories has been converted into an ebook. This time it’s The Old Woods, a tale about a small country village, the power of local legends, two mysterious strangers and the old woods people are called … Continue reading

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The Battle of Jenkins Insurance

It’s midweek, and I sense a lot of you need a pick-me-up. Here’s new short story all about offices and the ghosts who live in them. The Battle of Jenkins Insurance. I’ve been a bit quiet thanks to other projects, … Continue reading

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Experimental Prescription

Another week, another Chuck Wendig contest. This time it’s only 100 words, but needed three of the words: bishop, blister, enzyme, ivy or lollipop. Here’s my contribution.

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Tiny Broken Doll Face Man

I want to say, “Blame Chuck Wendig”. I really do. Chuck Wendig is a writer, someone I’m a big fan of and whose advice on editing, “Welcome to Editordome” I’ve been returning to again and again while pouring through the … Continue reading

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