31 May 2011

A Short Indulgence

I'm not by habit a short story writer.  It's a very different form of writing to novels, and I've only written a handful.  The most recent was an urban fantasy idea I wanted to get out of my head to stop it bugging me, and coincided with a competition which crossed the theme.

Rather than leave it to languish, I've put it up as a freebie on Smashwords.  It's very short (1500 words!) and on reading it over it seems to me that the fewer words I have to use, the bigger the words will be.


  1. Lovely. Bonus points for use of the word sussurus. That's a superb cover, as well.

  2. I find I'm enjoying cover design. I don't always quite get the result I want, but I'm improving.


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