Two Stories Highly Commended in NFFD

Both of my shortlisted NFFD competition entries were highly commended.

You can read Standing Water and May 1941: Day and Night in Crete in the Flash Frontier August issue, along with all the other commended, highly commended, and winning stories.

I also have stories forthcoming in the first issue of Geometrydue out early next year, and the November issue of Flash Frontier, due out any day now.

Shortlisted for NFFD competition and PlainsFM Reading

I am very honoured to have two of my three entries shortlisted for the National Flash Fiction Day competition.

They are “May 1941: Day and Night in Crete” and “Standing Water”. The winners will be announced at the Flash in the Pan event on the 22nd at Space Academy, where I will be reading both of them.

I will also be recording these pieces for Morrin Rout’s radio show Bookenz, which airs at 12 noon on PlainsFM on Tuesday. It will also be available as a podcast.

It’s all very exciting!


How to Sink and Live Simple, Like a Fish – Psychopomp Magazine

hurtigruten-northern-lights-tromsoThank you psychopomp magazine for publishing my story “How to Sink and Live Simple, Like a Fish”

I wrote this for a competition for my real-life writing group, South Island Writers’ Association. It was my first time reading one of my stories, and the great reception gave me a lot of confidence to continue writing.

You can access the issue here on computer or download a simple pdf for mobile viewing.

Special thanks to Foo Sek Han for some detailed proofreading.