Extract from an exclusive interview with Genghis Khan (re-visited)

This piece was submitted to the D'Verse Prosery Possibilities page, with the condition that the following quote in full had to be included in a 144 word story. “I prefer keeping in mind even the possibility that existence has its own reason for being.” Wisława Szymborska, “Possibilities” “Just one last question, Mr. Khan. We’ve covered … Continue reading Extract from an exclusive interview with Genghis Khan (re-visited)

Spring sprung

This piece was written for the Carrot Ranch's double ennead challenge. Obviously this relates to winter in the northen parts of the northern hemisphere. Sol sat solo, silent, in his melting cell, hatching his plan to flee his hibernation, bring Winter’s reign down and turn freeze into free. Summer would soon follow, (he would scorch … Continue reading Spring sprung

‘Currying Disflavour’ is a winner

I crave your indulgence in a little immodesty. I am delighted to report that I have just been advised that this story has won the Longer Flash Fiction section (up to 500 words) of the The Andrew Siderius Memorial Writing Contest, run by Friday Flash Fiction in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Judges' comments included: 'We especially … Continue reading ‘Currying Disflavour’ is a winner