Archive for August, 2010

Going Down

Posted: August 31, 2010 in Uncategorized

There was always a choice; right or left; right or wrong; kill or be killed. In the end, you knew it was between a rock and a hard place.

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Catch of the Day

Posted: August 30, 2010 in Uncategorized
What’s your favourite fish? said the cat.
Anxious to please him, I said catfish were smart.
He sloped off, grinning cheesily at my mistake.

Foresight

Posted: August 28, 2010 in Uncategorized
When asked why he refused life-changing surgery, he answered thus:
‘What if the world is less than I imagined? What if I’m disappointed?’

Only Fiction

Posted: August 27, 2010 in Uncategorized

Research? Well, I tried living with a violent, alcoholic family. Then I left home and married a bitch who took my shirt. Yes, I did plenty.

News update

Posted: August 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

My first submission of twitter-length fiction to Thaumatrope was published today! It’s a story I called The Hole, written back in May. It feels sadly prophetic, in the light of current events in Chile. My heart goes out to those poor miners.

Beasts

Posted: August 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

They fed their offspring flesh, believing it would make them strong. They grew voracious, preying first on their old and later, their young.

The XY Factor

Posted: August 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

By the final round, the strutting tenor was ahead. He smirked at his blonde rival as he prepared for victory. The auto-tune had other ideas.