Eek, normally I have a serial episode up by today, but er…I don’t. No real excuse, it was simply leading up to my eldest spawn’s birthday (he is 15 today) and I sorta ran out of spare time to zip orf a chunk of serial action. That sounds rude. I LIKE it. Right, so, to […]
Read more "Late, late, late…"
Arms trembling, stippled at the touch of air, I claw my way out of the dirt. As my head breaks the surface, the warm weight of sunlight causes the membranes to flick across my eyes. I see, through a dragonfly’s wing, the hazy faces of my sister Lera, my hyber-mate Rol. It is time for […]
Read more "Through A Dragonfly’s Wing"
Step across the threshold. Darkness is a shroud, re-makes featureless jumbles to monstrous apparitions, but distant light catches the eye, another room in a large, convoluted house, crippled by time and decay. Henley Moore, in his dotage, bought it on a whim, settled in as a concrete foundation into soft dirt…it too, settled into him. The light […]
Read more "A bit of old Weird Fiction: Architecture: Infernal Machines"
Well, so, over at Terribleminds Chuck Wendig has set the formidable task of pressing shuffle on our iPods and writing a 500 word flash to the first tune that peeps its eyes up at us from the screen. Now having been to uni and committed workshop crimes, I am no stranger to this sort of […]
Read more "The Wendigo’s flash fiction challenge… and my response."
In the spirit of my recent flash comp I thought I’d post another little flash of my own in the whole ‘twisted fairy tale’ genre. Written in response to one of Chuck Wendig’s awesome flash prompt comps, it didn’t win but I still like it and, one of these days, I’ll flesh it out and […]
Read more "A little flash of fiction in the pan…"
Right, so I had only five entries but they were all just so darned good and were all written so well that I struggled quite hard to choose which ones should win (thank Hades I didn’t have tons of entries eh? :P). Not to mention I know most of those who entered and felt rotten […]
Read more "Winners of the City of Hell flash comp."