Yeay, I am an April Featured Writer in The Horror Zine with my COTARD short story set in Venice. I’m honoured also because the Bram Stoker Award winner Elisabeth Massie is in there too.
Cotard is a real syndrome where people think they are already dead – what a theme for a short story, I couldn’t resist it. FREE for those of you who fancy a mild horror tale to escape the more grim real life horror out there.
Having to stay indoors except for a bike ride or hike in a day is normal life for most of us writers. Yes, we need food and whisky to be brought in by someone younger and healthier and the news is rather taking too much thinking time from writing but there you go. Strange too that we are living in a pandemic that isn’t too distant from the infectious amnesia pandemic I wrote in ARIA: Left Luggage – now only 99p / 99c as an ebook and only a packed lunch in paperback. Here it is
I enjoyed giving a reading and chatting about Xaghra’s Revenge in a Nottingham library just before lockdown in March. I am in touch with my friends on Malta and Gozo who are in the same boat – so to speak – as the rest of us with COVID-19
A list of my publications in this last 17 years
2003 first short of the decade was called 2020 Vision (ironic)
2003-05 ESCAPING REALITY: a humorous thriller http://hyperurl.co/nyjaiv
2005-08 EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEE: sci fi http://hyperurl.co/du4s3h
2009 HOT AIR: literary thriller http://hyperurl.co/di4y0h
2009-12 ARIA LEFT LUGGAGE: sci fi pandemic apocalypse http://smarturl.it/1fexhs
2013 ARIA RETURNING LEFT LUGGAGE http://hyperurl.co/tgtid6
2014 ARIA ABANDON LUGGAGE http://hyperurl.co/26trxv
2014-17 XAGHRA’S REVENGE http://myBook.to/Xaghra
2018 INCREMENTAL: 25 short, surreal stories http://mybook.to/Incremental
2019 SUPPOSE WE: scifi https://mybook.to/SupposeWe
2019 FALLING UP: scifi https://mybook.to/FallingUP