Mrs Darcy

Mrs Darcy, Episode Ninety-Six

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Just a quick mention (somewhat belatedly) for episode 96, in which alien Darcy drops a bit of a bombshell. And tell you what – from what I’ve seen of Salt’s Cover Factory’s first forays into the world of romance, I can’t wait to see what Mrs Darcy – and, more to the point, the aliens […]

Events

Consequences

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This is quite unbelievably cool. Nearly a month ago I had an e-mail from Ian Skillicorn, aka Mr Short Story Radio, aka Mr National Short Story Week, asking me if I’d like to participate in a consequences-style short story challenge. The idea was that each one of us would contribute 100-150 words in turn, building […]

Events

National Short Story Week

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Yes, in case you weren’t aware already, it’s National Short Story Week! To be honest, I think that every week should be a national short story week, but that’s by the by. This week is the special one, and lots of events will be happening all around the country to celebrate the delights of the […]

Anthologies

Mrs Darcy, Episode Ninety-Four and Other Stuff

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There are more misunderstandings in this episode. This is essentially a second outing for the mistranslation gag, except with a slight twist on it. Dunno if it works, but I quite like it. In other news, things have calmed down slightly after the flurry of announcements on Monday, but there’s still plenty of other stuff […]

Acceptances

Some Rather Important News

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People who follow me on Twitter may have spotted this rather enigmatic tweet that appeared late last Wednesday afternoon. Time to explain, I guess. The reason for my tweet was that I’d just put the phone down after a rather significant conversation with Steve Haynes of Proxima Books. Steve is the editor responsible for this new […]

Anthologies

Shambelurkling and Other Stories is Now Available!

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Before I say anything else, feast your eyes on that cover. Isn’t it gorgeous? Right, this is another anthology that I’m in, except there’s a bit of  difference in that this one’s for kids – specifically kids aged 8 to 12. It’s been produced in aid of the National Autistic Society’s Early Bird Plus Programme, […]

Mrs Darcy

Mrs Darcy, Episode Ninety-Two

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The excitement is mounting palpably as Elizabeth and Sir Humphry find their way into the aliens’ control room at Rosings. WIll they be discovered? Will they find the communications device before it is too late? What will happen to the others? Who was it who was screaming? So many questions, so little time … By […]