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Story :: Goodbye

Goodbye (349 words) After she said goodbye to John for the fourth time, dizzy with unlooked for joy and a night of no sleep, Gutter began to wonder if this was really just a fling. A palate cleanser, her sister called

Story :: Goodbye

Goodbye (349 words) After she said goodbye to John for the fourth time, dizzy with unlooked for joy and a night of no sleep, Gutter began to wonder if this was really just a fling. A palate cleanser, her sister called

Story :: Hardwired

Hardwired (216 words) The vending machine gave out a loud clatter and a document pack dropped into the tray. Ceila grabbed it and unwrapped the chip. Like most, she was suspicious of freewire and only connected by proxy. Those who

Story :: Hardwired

Hardwired (216 words) The vending machine gave out a loud clatter and a document pack dropped into the tray. Ceila grabbed it and unwrapped the chip. Like most, she was suspicious of freewire and only connected by proxy. Those who

Unexpectedly Published

A few weeks ago I decided it would be a good idea to put together some chapbooks. It was probably not a good idea, given what limited time I had to do it in, but I carried on anyway. Although

Unexpectedly Published

A few weeks ago I decided it would be a good idea to put together some chapbooks. It was probably not a good idea, given what limited time I had to do it in, but I carried on anyway. Although

Short story pamphlets coming soon!

This weekend I’ll be selling three new short story booklets at Mancstercon! This is a brand new indie comics convention based in Manchester, and I’m delighted that the lovely organisers were kind of enough to invite me along as a

Short story pamphlets coming soon!

This weekend I’ll be selling three new short story booklets at Mancstercon! This is a brand new indie comics convention based in Manchester, and I’m delighted that the lovely organisers were kind of enough to invite me along as a

Story :: Burning in my heart

Burning in my heart (944 words) Poll had started to sweat. There was a sign in the café’s window. Air con broken. Ask for free ice! Another below that read: Internet down – cash only. Sorry for the inconvenience, lovelies! She

Story :: Burning in my heart

Burning in my heart (944 words) Poll had started to sweat. There was a sign in the café’s window. Air con broken. Ask for free ice! Another below that read: Internet down – cash only. Sorry for the inconvenience, lovelies! She

Story :: Planting

Planting (295 words) Sometimes I climbed the stairs to Gutter’s flat afraid of what I would find at the top. Most of the time, cooking smells came out to meet me, the tendrils of her experiments reaching into the corridors and

Story :: Planting

Planting (295 words) Sometimes I climbed the stairs to Gutter’s flat afraid of what I would find at the top. Most of the time, cooking smells came out to meet me, the tendrils of her experiments reaching into the corridors and

Story :: Going Missing

Going Missing (128 words) She hesitated at the door to the corner shop. There were only two minutes before it closed for the night, and she desperately needed cocoa powder, but she couldn’t move. The poster had nailed her to the

Story :: Going Missing

Going Missing (128 words) She hesitated at the door to the corner shop. There were only two minutes before it closed for the night, and she desperately needed cocoa powder, but she couldn’t move. The poster had nailed her to the