What a gorgeous cover! Emerging from the swamp next week … includes my story, Some Corner of a Dorset Field that is Forever Arabia.
Well far out dude, what the hell is this? What just happened? I don’t generally have the patience or inclination to write book reviews, and this is not one. I read quite a bit of horror, because I like it, but you wouldn’t know what I was reading if you were there with me while […]
Contributor’s copy arrived. Very happy to be within these handsome covers.
Three stories published in 2020, in reverse chronological order: Grooming my Grandfather appeared just a week or so ago in VASTARIEN: a literary journal (Vol 3, issue 2, Fall 2020) (at the time of writing, the electronic versions are available for pay what thou wilst). I am grateful to Jon Padgett for picking this up, […]
VASTARIEN vol 3, issue 2, a double issue, is now available here, and includes my little story, Grooming my Grandfather. I see that the Kindle and ePub editions are priced at PAY WHAT YOU CAN, which is pretty reasonable, except maybe for Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, who can probably pay a lot, but I bet […]
NOW AVAILABLE HERE My story, Grooming my Grandfather, will appear in the next edition of Vastarien. Though of course the events of this weird story are not in any way related to facts of real life, it remains very personal to me, and I am grateful to Jon Padgett and the Vastarien team for selecting […]
I really really really like Blindsight by Peter Watts, and its sequel (or “sidequel”) Echopraxia, or Firefall #1 & #2, or however they are described. And I enjoyed his earlier books, which I came to later, Starfish and it sequel, Maelstrom (and thought Maelstrom is not a sidequel, I thought that S & M bore […]
When he heard the cracking before the lights had even been doused — a noise he would later realize was the sound of small facial bones breaking — when he looked up and saw the man’s face turning into someone else’s, the boy stopped paying attention to the stuffed horse he had been pulling hair […]
If only the boy could talk. He had a tongue in his head: Joe had checked. What horrors had silenced it? The usual, probably. Not that I am counting or anything, but my 20th published story, Mid-life Crisis, is now live and available for your free reading pleasure at Chrome Baby magazine. When do we first […]