Tag: Flashdogs

Metropolitan Dreams

Chatting with Mark A King – author of Metropolitan Dreams

Today I am all sorts of pleased to welcome Mark A King to the Dust Lounge. The author of brilliant debut novel Metropolitan Dreams, and general all around top dude, we chatted about all things bookish, inspiration and cheese. So without further ado, let’s get down to the good stuff. *Bing-bong, doors closing, going up* Give us your elevator pitch…

Writing

A week of #vss365

This week I was given the keys to the FlashDogs Head Quarters, FDHQ, and was allowed to set the prompt words for #vss365 (“Very Short Stories”). Every day I had the responsibility for picking a word or phrase that would then be used for a whole day to inspire tweet length fictions. And damn, it was fun. Also, jeez, there’s…

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…

FlashDogs Time

It’s nearly FlashDogs time

And by that, I mean that they’ve done it again – they’re bringing out their third anthology, full of beautiful story nuggets, flash fiction to fill your coffee breaks with, tales to disappear from the world in. And for this third instalment, it’s all about Time. About the past. About the present. About the future. And it will officially be…

Flashdogs Volume 2

Happy Launch Day – FlashDogs Volume 2

Just dropping by to say: Happy Solstice! Happy Father’s Day! Happy International Day of Yoga… erm… day! It’s a day crammed with celebrations (even the streets where I live have been taken over by carnival goers and rides – perhaps I might even join them soon, who can say no to beer in a plastic cup and the twang of…