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January Blog HOP

It’s that time again, where a group of Speculative fiction writers join post a flash length story to go live at the same time. My contribution is below, followed by links to the others.  Syrojax lends a claw by Nic Steven Syrojax the dragon was woken by a loud noise outside his cave. Reluctantly he […]

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Indie authors’ advent calendar

I have a story maybe two in the above calendar. Also a story or two in the bonus material (available at the end, if you sign up for alerts). It starts on Sunday 1st December 2019 so take a look at the website. https://adventcalendar.katharinagerlach.com/ The theme is ‘Dragons’. in the bonus material there will be […]

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Twitfic

What is Twitfic or Twitter Fiction? It is a form of micro-fiction where the writer tries to tell a complete story within the confines of a tweet (280 characters. One example of this came long before Twitter was thought of. From memory, it was Ernest Hemingway – For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn. My little […]

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REview. penric and the shaman

Penric and the Shaman by Lois McMaster Bujold  5 Stars The second of five novellas involving Penric, the youngest son of a minor noble family, and the demon he calls, Desdemona. This is a mini-series, set within the larger series of the World of the Five Gods. Penric is continuing his studies of sorcery while […]

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Chicky

Firstly apologies for no post last week due to illness I am not sure if this little piece is finished or not. Chicky was his best friend, betrayed for a needle full of silence. Mr Jameson was insistent. The drugs were illegal and he needed them to maintain his beauty. Jameson was the only one […]

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