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Flash Fiction: Old Mother

My flash fiction, Old Mother, has been published by Daily Science Fiction. It’s a (very) short story about history, tea, hunting qilin, and good manners. Hope you like it~~ The story was inspired by one of my favourite authors, the late, great Sir Terry Pratchett. While I loved The Last Hero, I found myself wishing …

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Short Story: The Buddha Statue

Excited to announce that my short story, The Buddha Statue, has been published in Mantid Magazine‘s Winter 2016 issue! It is available to read for free online, or you can get a print-on-demand issue off Mantid’s website. I didn’t hold much hope of any publisher actually liking this story, I have to admit. It’s a …

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On Writing

When I was 17 or so, I told my parents, very tentatively, that I wanted to be a journalist. It wasn’t that I actually liked the idea of being a journalist: it was that I loved writing, and at 17 I couldn’t really imagine any other career that might be acceptable to the parental units that would also …

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