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 […]

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, […]

News Flash! This story has won an Honourable Mention in the prestigious Writers of the Future contest in 2018! Read here for more details. One never knows where inspiration will strike from. I am busy drafting In Numina, and by no means was I looking to work on another Felix project while in the midst […]

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 […]