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  • Date Night

    Delighted to see my short flash ‘Date Night’ appearing on The Reflex Fiction site as part of their Spring Flash Fiction competition. Reflex are an independent publisher of long, short and very short fiction alongside the Reflex #flashfiction competitions held each quarter…. Read More ›

  • Reflex Fiction Long-list

    These are difficult times, but it’s still a nice surprise to see my story ‘Date Night’ on the @reflexfiction Spring 2020 long-list. Congratulations to all included and commiserations to the entries not on the list this time. Here’s the Spring… Read More ›

  • Lunate 500 Shortlist

    Today’s the day my little flash of ‘Electricity’ finds a home. I started this in a @kathyfish workshop and it was one of the first things I’d written for two years, so it’s fitting it placed in @lunatefiction‘s ‘First Time’… Read More ›

  • The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge.

    From The New Yorker: Karl Ove Knausgaard lays out the likeness between science and literature in leading us to the unreadable. It’s a fascinating read –  The New Yorker – The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge.

  • Clive James 1939 – 2019

    To many, Clive James will be remembered for his TV shows in the 80s and 90s but he came equipped with much more – an all-round wit and critic, nimble enough for genial sparring and primed with a heavy-weight punch… Read More ›