Tag: author in Birmingham

Grind Spark News – Release Imminent

But you said it would be in the Summer?! What heinous lies you tell! I know, I apologise – to be fair it has still been quite hot here, so it’s kind of summer in spirit. Also, life has a way of getting in the way and things happen and then months have gone shooting by along with your deadlines.…

Flashdogs

The FlashDogs are back and this time they’re even shorter

It’s been a while since the FlashDogs have been out and about, prowling the digital streets, releasing fine paper beasts of flash fiction into the wild and raising money for charity. This is sad, because I missed them. But it’s good, because they’re each up to other things, other projects, and that is all very exciting. But now they’re back…

Doodling

On labels and boxes and small talk

So, you’re at a party. One of those parties with people and mingling and nibbles. And the inevitable happens – you’re sucked into a vortex of strangers before there’s been a chance to oil the vocal chit chat wheels and paste on the polite smile. And they circle around you, smile and nod, laugh slightly at a joke you didn’t…

Liebster Award

On cheese, serial killers and dead badgers

The most excellent gent and talented wordsmith Mr Chris Milam of the FlashDogs crew nominated me for the Liebster Award. This isn’t, unfortunately, something that involves copious fizzy wine, extravagant cake, and overpriced statuettes (although should you be inclined to indulge then I shall most certainly be joining you). It is, however, an opportunity for me to learn more about…

zombie

Zombies and life choices

Every day you have to make life choices. Perhaps it’s what to wear to work, what to have in your sandwich or whether to move to that place in the mountains with the world’s shoddiest internet but an abundance of hedgehogs living in the cellar. Admittedly, not all of those are big life choices, but they’re still choices that you’re…