Or a Weekly Wee Or a Monthly monster? Not at all what you think, of course, but how would I know what you think? My psychic abilities were abandoned to the blue garden fairy when she got lost. Like most of those folk, she didn't think I wanted it back ... What am I talking … Continue reading A Daily Dribble
The storm came that night, that's how I remember it. Lightning and thunder scare the grumpkins outta the dog, and she patters around, panting and whining and fretting. I gotta get up, do stuff, turn the kettle on, make noise. Otherwise, she freaks out all night and nobody sleeps. the storm comes The storm? Oh, … Continue reading The Old Bones
This is scene 3; scene 1 here, scene 2 here. The Lake Eyre story continues ... 3. deleted - story will be out soon - will be 0.99 cents for June 2019, then back up to USD2.99.
[Title under review, can't think of the best one yet; cover due soon-ish so I'll have to decide, but here is the start (revised, but maybe not final) of an outback scary story, fantasy, light horror, contemporary] Scene 1: deleted - story will be out soon - will be 0.99 cents for June 2019, then … Continue reading New Novella, Scene 1
I lost yesterday. ? Well, it was there in the morning, but then it was gone, and I looked for it, but couldn't find it. May is gone and June is here, and the last day of May just flew off without telling me, or letting me know it was going. Gone. Pfffffft! Off with … Continue reading Where Did It Go?
Does this post contain spoilers? I'm not sure, but if you don't want to read about Game of Thrones or the ending or what it's all about, don't read. Warning complete. I'm going to name the underlying arc everyone seems to have missed: The Double-Edged Sword of Family Politics There, that's what it's all about. … Continue reading GoT – My View of it All
Part 1 here. The suit he flicked at her opened up to ten separate pieces. “Where was it?” she asked and pulled it open. What went where? “I’m still covered in gunk,” she said. “It may help if …” He didn’t finish. His jerky movements sped up as he tried the pieces of the suit … Continue reading A Short Story, Part 2 (SF)
Take 2: Goldilocks #716 “There should be mention of the headaches.” Shera held her head in both hands. She didn’t want to follow the blaring instruction to swing her legs off the table. She didn’t want to breathe. It hurt too much. Swirls of pain gripped her head like clamps with extra-deep probes. She remained … Continue reading A Short Story, Part 1 – SF
I never do these award thingies, but for some reason when I saw this one on Cactus, I wondered, and wondered, and wondered. And then I decided to sit down and do a few sentences, maybe not the whole blurble of it, and I'm not going to 'nominate' people (you can do it, you can, … Continue reading Versatile? I wonder …
Do you play on the dark side? Like a bit of suspense in your tales? There's a new story, a short one (novella, that's about as short as my stories get) that got a bit of attention from a publisher, but ultimately rejected. Which means I may have a new story for you by the … Continue reading Tacking into the Dark Side