Monthly Archives: August 2013

inkscrawl: the journey

It’s half past midnight; I should be in bed. I can never manage this go-to-sleep early thing, even on work nights… *sigh* But before I rush off to brush my teeth and do my physiotherapy exercises (for my neck/back), a … Continue reading

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Flash fiction is rewarding

I went to check out a wonderful art installation by the Helsinki coast today, involving a huge collection of intriguing instruments made so that the wind played them. It was ethereal, gorgeous – wind-spirits singing! As a result, I got … Continue reading

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‘The Understanding’ out in Plunge Magazine

My poem ‘The Understanding’ is online in the second issue of Plunge Magazine, a zine publishing “quality genre literature, poetry, and essays about queer women” (as declared on their About page). Read ‘The Understanding’ here! It’s what I call a … Continue reading

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Fuzzy but finished

My hands and forearms are tingling and aching a bit; my brain is tired, fuzzy but pleased. I finally finished the first draft of the short-story-turned-novelette that I mentioned here! Word count: almost 14,000. Ooops. The word count will most … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Zombies, gender fluidity, alternative families

Time for Sunday recs! I’ve been reading some excellent stuff lately – poetry too, but let’s go for prose first. Story recs So, zombies are pretty much everywhere these days, but I haven’t actually read that much zombie fiction. (My … Continue reading

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Poetry sale: Through the Gate

Today’s been a lovely Friday despite the tiredness (it has been incredibly difficult to get my night owl sleep rhythm adjusted to my 9-to-5 job after my holiday). Some of the loveliness: My poem ‘Boat-husk’ will be published in the … Continue reading

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