This is a short piece I wrote when I wasn’t in a good mood… On the other hand, it suits the general October spookiness quite well. You’ve been warned. Today I will be executed for my crimes. The guard banged his truncheon on the bars, and I obediently kneeled at the back of the cell. His mate pushed […]

This is a real-life-inspired, near-future science-fiction(ish) flash fiction I wrote recently. I find it poignant to our modern existence, especially after my own social-media-detox last year. Mailing list subscribers got a chance to read it already, but for those who missed it here it is for your edification and consideration. Megan had a problem. Automatic […]

This is a special story. It’s the darkest story I’ve written to date. I’ve been struggling to complete it for a while. Then Nikki, the organiser of UnDead Prom, contacted me about sponsoring the event, and I knew that this would be just perfect. So here you have it. Felix’s darkest and most bizarre case, published […]

Every week, B E Van de Viere (aka Miss Muse) posts an image as a short writing prompt, under the tag #MissMuseMe. She has a great knack to find really captivating images. Last week’s image was this one: *Writing Prompt!*#MissMuseMe Write a sentence to go w/ this picture!Photo @Ideal_Victoria pic.twitter.com/fp4GyJ5Qqj — Miss Muse (@bevandeviere) August 11, […]