Mrs Darcy

T Minus Just Over a Month…

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… and counting. But somehow I’m going to have to get through August first, which is going to be the tricky bit. So I’m going to apologise in advance to anyone who finds me in a more than usually twitchy mood over the next few weeks. Still, it’s not as if there isn’t plenty to be […]

Acceptances

The View from Here

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Aaaaaaaaand the second acceptance of the day comes courtesy of the very wonderful The View from Here, which is another cool place that I haven’t been in before. Rather annoyingly, I’ve got in there just after it ceased as a print publication, but never mind. The piece in question is called “The Unsleepers” and it’s […]

Acceptances

Eclectica Magazine

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… have just accepted my flash “Special Relativity”, an odd little piece about sibling rivalry, Einstein and the lies we tell our kids. It will be published in their next edition, which should be appearing very soon. I’ll let you know when it does. In other news, the outrage about the BBC’s decision to cut […]

Rants

Read This and Act Now

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Apologies for the peremptory nature of the post title, but quick action is required here. It emerged today (although the press release announcing it is dated a week and a bit ago) that the BBC (who had the stupendous good taste to broadcast my story “The Amazing Arnolfini and His Wife” last year) are reducing the […]

Anthologies

Good Timin’

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In the immortal words of Jimmy Jones, you need good timin’. When I sent my entry in for the Scott Prize to Salt Publishing at the beginning of last October, I had no idea whatsoever that Salt were about to launch Proxima Books and even less idea that barely a month later I would be […]

Anthologies

It’s Launch Season

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We  thought it was about time we officially launched our very wonderful VWC anthology, The Archangel and the White Hart (remember, that’s the one that I edited and has been featured twice on Scott Pack’s spiffy Me and My Short Stories blog). So this Thursday, July 7th, at 7PM, if you’re in the vicinity of Waterstone’s in […]