4 stories @ KYSO Flash

“The ocean sprayed salt against the hulls of boats in the harbour. Jellyfish washed up and died, flecked in sand and seaweed. A storm passed through, snapping masts like toothpicks. I dreamt of a city far from water.” — Seascape Delighted to share with you 4 quite diverse stories: “The Breton Coast” (Originally appeared in…

Finalist for The Best Small Fictions 2016

Close, but no cigar. Well, actually a cigar. Absolutely thrilled to have placed in the top 100 out of thousands of editor-nominated pieces from around the world. The story, “The Season for Persephone”, originally appeared at Flash Frontier. Congratulations to the winners, many of whom are my favourite flash writers! The full listing is here:…

Obituary: His Excellency, Jabba the Hutt

The last thing Jabba remembers is the smooth young boy he saw on a watery planet. That image seared onto his mental camera. The grace of the boy, arms spread like a bird’s wings. Nothing like suffocation. Nothing like the rasp of the metal chain on his neck. The heat and the swirling around of…