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, […]

I’ve been busy lately, working of the first draft of In Numina – the second full-length Felix mystery. Which means that whenever I have time to write, I concentrate on that. The mind of a writer, however, is a funny thing. Ideas come and go out of nowhere. Some of them can be saved for […]

A short, somewhat romantic, Felix mystery. The kind of thing that keeps him in business, and his wine and fish-sauce stocked. It calls on his unique set of skills, for those discerning customers with off-beat problems. My clients usually have hopes. When one contacts a detective, they have certain expectations, an anticipation of resolution to […]

This flash fiction was sparked by Twitter conversation, and first appeared on NothingAnyGood – a great blog by a short-story author friend, Dan Buri. Do check it out. You’ll be forgiven in seeing some on Neil Gaiman’s works (Stardust in particular) in the inspiration to this story as well. I hope I did it justice. […]

Every Wednesday on twitter, a bunch of authors run a single line short… something. The essence of a story encapsulated in a single tweet, and tagged with #1LineWed. There are some beautiful pieces out there, worth hunting for. Usually there is a theme every week, posted by @RWAKissofDeath. This week was comfort. Here’s mine for this week – I’m […]

The events in this story take place about three years before those of Murder In Absentia. Felix is hired to deal with some strange sanitation issues. I pushed the burnt body with the toe of my boot. The charred remains shifted, slid, turned over. The face was still barely recognisable, as the burns were from […]