Hello. I'm very pleased to share my flash fiction piece Rumbled, which is out today in the thunder themed edition of Flash Frontier over in Aotearoa / New Zealand. Kia ora! Piece by piece, the map of my words is slowly spreading. Pin points of meaning, strung together as a narrative whose thread is myself, … Continue reading Rambling about rumbled
A new story by me, published over at Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal.
There's a story I have been writing and rewriting for years. It was a result of a kind of fracture in a longer project I was working on. I abandoned the project in favour of this little story, because it is more interesting, and I am (still) trying to get it right. I thought for … Continue reading Writing alchemy
Ages ago I signed up for a local library writing group run by Sian Prior (author of Shy). Since it was over subscribed I consistently missed each meeting, except the last one, which I did attend. It turns out this writing group delivered nothing I hadn't already heard, however some of the resources and handouts … Continue reading Challenge detected
If you are interested in reading some work of mine that has only been published in print, a few short stories are now up over at Medium. There are also old stories previously published online, now Medium is their new home. As a platform it is easy to use, and sleek to look at. It's been … Continue reading Some small Mediums at large
In case you've missed updates elsewhere, my short story Thylaseen is out now on Kudzu House Quarterly. In addition, my review/think piece, called Winging It, is now on the Criticism Masterclass at the Emerging Writer's Festival is, voila, also available to read at The Writers Bloc. Everyone involved was courteous and easy to deal with, … Continue reading Double take
A fragile thread Finally, I've finished reading The Paper House by Anna Spargo-Ryan. It could be the newly diagnosed a-typical asthma, but this novel has winded me. I had to pause while reading it, sometimes for a week, because it was painful, but also because I wanted to dwell in it in a way I … Continue reading Review: The Paper House