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Sunvault ToC & Flash Fiction Online antho

Two nice things to start off the week: 1) The Sunvault anthology ToC is out! I’m incredibly honoured to be among such fabulous writers. I’m really looking forward to this antho. 2) My story “Creation” is included in Flash Fiction … Continue reading

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“Creation” out in Flash Fiction Online

I’m happy to announce that my flash piece “Creation” is now out in the August issue of Flash Fiction Online. You can read it here: Creation It’s a story of Faerie, with an emphasis on language and Welsh things. I’ve … Continue reading

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“Memory” in The Flash Fiction Press

My piece “Memory” is up in The Flash Fiction Press! Read it here. I wrote the first draft of this in summer 2013, based on the prompt “the smell of freshly-cut grass”. I occasionally do freewriting by hand in a … Continue reading

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Flash fiction sale to The Flash Fiction Press

My flash fiction piece “Memory” (fantasy, of sorts) will be appearing in The Flash Fiction Press on 21 September. I’ll post a link when it’s up! After a bit of a fallow period during my all-too-busy summer, I’ve been increasing … Continue reading

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SF flash piece ‘Wind Chimes’ up at 365 tomorrows

Well, then. Seems this week’s theme is flash fiction acceptances? My <500-word piece 'Wind Chimes' is now up at 365 tomorrows (a project that’s given readers a new piece of SF/speculative flash fiction every day since 2005). ‘Wind Chimes’ is … Continue reading

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First story publication – in Finnish!

Exciting! A flash fiction piece of mine (‘Munankuorikehto’, meaning ‘Egg-Shell Cradle’) will be published in the upcoming issue (3/2014) of Spin, the quarterly magazine of the Turku Science Fiction Society (TSFS). The magazine is print-only. Those of you proficient in … 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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Drabble for my grandfather

Long time no blog. Busy, &c &c. ad nauseam. Last night at my writers’ group I led an exercise on description. We each brought an interesting object and then spent five minutes writing short descriptions of each. It brought out … Continue reading

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