I’m just on my way home from a presentation at the Diamond Synchrotron in Oxfordshire, where I received a copy of my first story in print, with my gorgeous wife Samantha by my side. The Brink of Destruction is included in the anthology ‘Light Reading’.
After the Flash Fiction competition last year, where I was short-listed in the top five for “The Brink of Destruction” I didn’t hear any more and so forgot all about it. I just recieved an email inviting me to attend a special event at the Diamond Synchrotron in September where I’ll be presented with my copy of the anthology and treated to a tour of the facility.
Thanks to your reading and voting, ‘The Brink of Destruction’ has made it into the top 5 stories at Light Reading and through to the next round. Final results on Friday!
The anthology ‘Monster Book for Girls’ is now available in paperback, hardback and e-book formats. Samantha’s short story ‘Sarah’s to do list’ features in this book and marks her debut as a published author. You can read about and/or buy the book from here.
The cover art for The Monster Book for Girls is done! Which means that the book, which contains Samantha’s first short story should be out within the next week or two. Here’s a sneaky peek at the cover…