Flash fiction by Caroline Noe

Carrie Noe is an amazing new scifi talent out of the UK. I stumbled upon her work on the socials and I am so very glad I did.  Noe has a wonderful way with words. She gives you just enough detail to catapult your mind into far away worlds with treachery around every corner. Her... Continue Reading →

Flashfiction by Eugen Bacon

I first met Eugen in 2019 when we were artists at the Emerging Writers Festival in Melbourne. At the closing night ceremony, with knees shaking, I was privileged to read one of my short stories. My first author reading. Thankfully Eugen came after me as she is no mere reader. Eugen "performed" a dramatic reading... Continue Reading →

Flash scifi by E. M. Swift-Hook

E. M. Swift-Hook is a talented and prolific scifi / alternative history writer. Just take a look at her 30 works listed on Goodreads over the last few years. Seriously, her keyboard must be smoking when she writes!! She is also a very generous supporter of the indie writing scene providing mentoring and advice to... Continue Reading →

Flash fiction – Stop, drop, roll by TK Toppin

Barbados author TK Toppin writes character driven cross-genre tales, full of action, adventure and whimsy. Get your teeth into this flash fiction piece, then follow the links to her books. Enjoy! STOP, DROP, ROLL… AND RUN FOR YOUR LIFE “Dinosaur.” “You got that right. This tech is pretty ancient.” A general calculation pegged the control... Continue Reading →

Flash scifi – Infinite Monkeys by Aiki Flinthart

Aussie author Aiki Flinthart is a powerhouse of creativity - scifi, fantasy, writing advice - she does it all. Take a look at this cool little literary flash then click through to read her full works. Infinite Monkeys Something plucks at the edges of omniscience: an idea that won’t be banished, burrowing through space-time. The... Continue Reading →

Flash scifi – The Call by Jason H Abbott

Jason H Abbott is an extraordinarily talented author, who first came to my attention on the socials a few years ago. His stories are hauntingly original and at times just a little bit creepy - in a good way! I am proud to feature Jason as my inaugural author of the month. Here is a... Continue Reading →

News: And the Hugo nominees are…

I must confess I always feel a bit jaded about film awards as successful actors, for the most part, already receive huge financial and emotional rewards for their work. But book awards? Faceless science fiction and fantasy authors who usually need a second job to make ends meet? These are awards worth celebrating! Congratulations to... Continue Reading →

Micro fiction: Aloha

General Harper struggled to contain herself. Outside her tent everyone was in close proximity, listening for her next command, speculating on her meeting and hustling to prepare for tough times ahead. Inside, with him, all had to be quiet. No place for loud memories of their past. Strong actions that had kissed away some hurts... Continue Reading →

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