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Fiction Fragment: Best Laid Plans

I’m sitting in a coffee place, and this little fragment that may end up in the book came tumbling out: I phoned Kay to see how she was getting on with the grimoires, and to let her know we were … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Wake-up Call

The dreaded novel is back in production – the following is a sneaky blick-breaker/first draft that has already been combined with something else to be a bit different in the typed up main draft. Confused? Just roll with it. I … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Band Night

I started this last night but wasn’t quite sure where I was going to go with it, so I’ll stick it up here as a fragment – and if inspiration wanders back I’ll develop it further: The band played on. … Continue reading

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Short Story: Here We Go Again

“You haven’t slept in however many days it is; of course you’re going to be snapping at people.” Kay was as succinct and to the point as ever. Even worse, she was right. On the bright side, she wasn’t actually … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Dawn Chorus

A quiet morning was broken by the sound of the church clock exploding again. No one was entirely sure why this kept happening, but as yet no one had the heart to just give up on replacing it. Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Black Dog Barking

It’s been, and continues to be, a rough few days. This just came boiling out in my notebook, and it works both as a block break and a semi-autobiographical vent: The black dog is barking, and it takes him all … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Spiritual Language

This may or may not end up in the book somewhere but it works as a standalone rumination: There’s always seemed to be this strange belief that psychic ability conveys a Rosetta Stone style translation effect that transcends time and … Continue reading

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