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Short stories down the (BBC) tube

BBC Radio 4 has been a fantastic champion of the short story and short story writers for many years. It provides one of very few opportunities in the UK for both new and established writers to have their short stories broadcast to a large national audience, and for radio listeners …

Spineless Wonderful

Spineless Wonders is a handsome website that ‘stands up for Australian short stories’! It’s new, so there’s not a lot of content, but there is a lot of promise. There’s a cool article about the history of the Oz short story. Interesting to hear about the shift from ‘bush stories’ …

Covered

Getting plenty of covers lately for the upcoming stories: In Sprawl (ed. Alisa Krasnostein, cover Amanda Rainey) you’ll find my story No Going Home. In Baggage (ed. Gillian Polack, cover Andrew McKiernan) I have the story Home Turf. (I should point out the ‘home’ theme you might see happening above …

More woots!

So here’s how it goes. You & a team of people (fabulous people!) put together a collection. You get to the end of the process & you think, “Fck, I’m tired.” That’s it, that’s all you think for a while. Then you get through that, a little, & you’re enjoying …

Getting through

For anyone who tried the livejournal email address overnight: my apologies. I had to execute some command or other to get it working (again, I may’ve turned that off some years back & forgotten). However, both email addresses are now working, & your request for copies of the BSFA-nominated stories …

Look, ma, my name in lights

It is incumbent upon me to mention the HorrorScope review of Agog! 3: Smashing Stories is a worthy purchase for fans of speculative mystery and outer space writing and the various unclassifiable pieces included alongside broaden this appeal considerably. I’m afraid my story, Number 3 Raw Place, did not meet …

This & this

It’s been brought to my attention (hiya Ellen!) that if you’re using the Back & Next buttons to read posts on this blog, you will occasionally be told the upcoming post is protected & therefore unavailable until you log into LJ. Which, obviously, not everyone in the world can do. …