Some great news. Back in January I received my first ever acceptance for a story to be published! I'm delighted to share with you, Hotel de Mort, a flash fiction sci-fi piece out this month in AntipodeanSF online magazine, Issue 272. This is my first publication in a fiction mag. I'm super excited. The story … Continue reading First Publication!
I burnt it all down, like I promised. You didn’t think I would do it; those four walls held too much meaning for me, you said. You were right that the walls meant a lot. A lot of pain, and joy, and memory in them. An ode to history, and to our present. But you … Continue reading Animalia Paradoxa or, Contradictory Animals
Three beaks waited between Dina and a sumptuous meal. Three beaks and thirty metres of potential pain, but Dina was willing to risk it. She padded towards the old school room and its towering gum trees. Grey clouds hid the sun, and summer-dry grass crunched beneath her feet. She took a skipping step and leapt … Continue reading Lunch
Adam locked his borrowed bicycle to the viewpoint bench and sat cross-legged on the smooth wood, facing the ocean. Another beautiful morning; they always were. The sky held a pastel promise of dawn—pale violet fading to salmon pinks, burgeoning orange on the horizon. Fluffy clouds floated over the scene, and a magpie’s sweet song chortled … Continue reading To See A Sunrise
Quinn places a sight stone to her eye and trains it down the slope. A mile from her hidden lookout rises a forest of towers and torchlight. The castle walls are opulent, decked in streamers of rosaberries and silver stars that flicker with shadows from below. Raucous laughter and jolly flutes dance from the arches. … Continue reading Glory