What I like about this picture is the colours. Although it may look like I stuck a vintage effect on, I didn't. It's pure straight - no filter. The leaves are a wonderful kaleidoscope, looking autumn despite this being taken a past June. And my chucks really were that washed out - I've since worn … Continue reading A view from the sole
So hey, dear reader if you're still out there and still reading, it's been a long, long while. Three years in fact since my last post. Six years since this blog began. And sure a lot has changed. For starters I hit the big four-oh, I'm now a guinea pig momma to six fur babies … Continue reading Guinea pigs and books and culture, oh my!
My new story Viral Video is a short sharp satirical twist on the good old zombie trope, because what else you gonna do in the aftermath of a strange influenza outbreak than make a found footage movie, right? Now available in Pantheon Magazine's Typhon: A Monster Anthology. Amazon US Amazon UK Createspace *Get an extra 15% off at Createspace … Continue reading Viral Video in Typhon: A Monster Anthology
Hey, so long time posting right? But forget that, for behold: great news! Choose Wisely: 35 Women Up To No Good has been nominated for a This Is Horror Award in the anthology category. If you so want, you can cast your votes for this category and all the others with a simple clickety-click
Instead of school we go to the hill. Lie flat on our backs, grass tickling my neck, tickling the backs of my bare legs. Above us the un-tangible drift free, forever shifting temporal shapes. A fluffy white bunny cloud gets longer, stretches out and breaks into road kill. The imagined wisps of a cliff fall … Continue reading The Perpetual Rhythm of Escape
If you haven't brought a physical copy of Pantheon Issue 8 NYX you can now read The Epiphany of Cool for free by heading over there lickety-split. And while your there you should totally take the opportunity to browse all the great stories and poetry they've published. Go on, you know you want to 😉
I push my tongue hard against the back of my teeth. “Real coolness isn’t achieved by doing dumb shit stuff.” I spread my hands out wide in a ta-dah gesture. “All we’ll get from this night is the empty sham of pseudo popularity.” Jade tucks her bunny slipper feet under herself, curls up on the … Continue reading The Epiphany of Cool