Posts Tagged "publications"

Fri, 21 August 2009 end of summer round-up

I’ve never had such a long gap between blog posts before, I guess that means I’ve been busy.
Time to herd some news stories across the prairies.
I sold my sf-horror story, “Empty Mind Came Back With the Pearl”, to M-Brane SF a while ago. It will appear in issue 9. I’m delighted this story will get [...]

Sat, 30 May 2009 the garden of death

This month Fantasy Magazine ran a competition for writers to come up with a story in ten lines based on a piece of artwork.
I found the challenge interesting, and picked “The Garden of Death” (1896) by Finnish artist Hugo Simberg (1873 – 1917).
Fantasy Magazine decided to shortlist ten stories. A readers’ poll will decide [...]

Fri, 22 May 2009 try out a diet

Issue three of the electronic magazine Arkham Tales has been published, and it contains my short story “The Diet” – a tale in the Lovecraftian tradition.
It’s available for download in two formats: .pdf for web viewing or .pdf for printing.
I enjoyed writing “The Diet”, partly because I love this type of horror story, and [...]

Tue, 12 May 2009 happy and sad: a Paradox

First the good news: issue 13 of Paradox: The Magazine of Historical and Speculative Fiction is now available.
It contains my short story “Beautiful Calamity”. There’s a snippet on the magazine’s web site from the beginning of the story if you want to get a feel for it.
I can’t wait to receive my contributor [...]

Fri, 08 May 2009 celebrate short fiction

I noticed that Poets & Writers magazine is making a case for the concept of May being National Short Story Month.
Well, as someone who writes and reads short fiction I think it’s a fine idea. The Emerging Writers Network is behind the campaign, and is blogging all month with reviews of short fiction to lend [...]

Mon, 04 May 2009 uplifting

Another one of my twitter stories has been published on Thaumatrope: if you’re hungry for a fictional nibble.Reviews of Black Static, issue 10, have been appearing online. I realised before reading the first one that I had been bracing myself: like how you involuntarily clench your muscles when you expect a terrible blow.
My [...]

Wed, 29 April 2009 catching up

The past three weeks have been hectic, and my weekly Thursday Twitterfic lapsed during this period, but as it happens a bunch of my twitter stories hit the web so here are links to them:
There are two stories, here and here, on Thaumatrope, and a pico story on Outshine.
During Easter my poem “Exchange” went live [...]

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