Tips for Submitting to Literary Journals and Magazines

I had the privilege of being invited by Reflex Press to be a reader for their Autumn International Flash Fiction Competition. I hugely admire them as a publisher of, 'long, short and very short fiction,' and have been fortunate enough to have had work published with them previously. What I gleaned from the many entries … Continue reading Tips for Submitting to Literary Journals and Magazines

Listen to Blood Red on SoundCloud

Short Story, Blood Red, by FC Malby I've been recording readings of short stories and extracts of my work to SoundCloud. You don't need an account to listen. I've recently added one of my longer and earlier short stories, which you can download as an eBook. Set in Jaipur, India, this story reveals the hidden … Continue reading Listen to Blood Red on SoundCloud

Non Poetry Publication of the Year nomination with Spillwords Press Awards 2021

I am thrilled to announce that my short story, You Bruise Easily, first nominated for Publication of the Month in July 2020 in Spillwords Press, has gone on to be nominated for Non Poetry Publication of the Year in the Spillwords Press 2021 Awards.   "Join us in congratulating the writers whose publications have been … Continue reading Non Poetry Publication of the Year nomination with Spillwords Press Awards 2021

Flash Fiction Evening with David Gaffney and Tania Hershman

The Milton Keynes Literary Festival moved online this year, with a series of events for their autumn program, which culminated in a wonderful evening of flash fiction readings from David Gaffney and Tania Hershman and a Q&A session of questions from participants. Most, not easy to answer, but, as Tania mentioned, there are no rules. … Continue reading Flash Fiction Evening with David Gaffney and Tania Hershman