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.

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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.