Indie Books

Indie Books – They’re Still Awesome.

Back in March 2019, I posted a list of highly recommended books by Independent Authors I had read since joining the writing community on Twitter. If you missed it you can read it here - https://paulblakeauthor.com/2019/03/25/indie-books-theyre-awesome/. It's been 18 months, and I feel it's time to add to the list as I've read some damn… Continue reading Indie Books – They’re Still Awesome.

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The Monster – Short Story

My latest short story The Monster. I had a lot of fun writing this. The topic of the story was to base a story on two or more events that happened on the day I was born. As soon as I saw what had that occurred on that day this story was born. It's turned… Continue reading The Monster – Short Story

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The Lucky Ones – Short Story

Here is my latest short story The Lucky Ones. It was written from the prompt 'The One That Got Away'. I had a few ideas which might be turned into future stories, but The Lucky Ones caught my attention the most and I had a lot of fun writing it, going well over the 1k-1.5k… Continue reading The Lucky Ones – Short Story

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The First Cut is the Deepest – Short Story

My latest short story The First Cut is the Deepest. The theme for this story was "The course of true love never did run smooth", now I'm not a romance author and the stories I write are not lovely dovey, but this story is probably the darkest story I've ever written. Let me know in… Continue reading The First Cut is the Deepest – Short Story

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True Faith – Short Story

My latest short story is a little different from the recent stories I have posted. I wanted to take a classic bible story and put a modern twist on it. The story of Abraham and Isaac has always been a strange one for me. Wondering why Abraham would willingly sacrifice his son just to prove… Continue reading True Faith – Short Story

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Something in the Air – Short Story

My latest short story - Something In The Air. The theme for this story was Life After Lockdown. It wouldn't be me if I went for a cheery story. As everif you prefer to read offline you can download the PDF here: Something in the Air - Paul Blake Something in the Air The midnight… Continue reading Something in the Air – Short Story

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Closedown – Short Story

My latest short story - Closedown. This was written in response to the prompt 'It's the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)'. I started writing another story, a fictional take on the start of the Covid pandemic but it went over the word count and I was only halfway… Continue reading Closedown – Short Story

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The Offer – Short Story

The Offer - Short Story My latest short story The Offer was written for the NYC Midnight short story challenge 2020. I have been interested in entering this competition for a couple of years now and life got in the way. This year I said to myself "Screw it, just enter already." So I did.… Continue reading The Offer – Short Story

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The Cracked Limelight – Short Story

My latest short story - The Cracked Limelight was written in response to the prompt '"And the award for best┬áblank goes to.....". The story for a change didn't go exactly as I planned. I, kind of, let the characters decide what happened. That's not normally how I write. I'm usually a lot more structured. But… Continue reading The Cracked Limelight – Short Story

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Trumpland: Divided We Stand – Coming Soon

I am very proud to announce that I will be having two short stories published in the upcoming collection Trumpland: Divided With Stand. It will be released on 18th February for Kindle and paperback. This collection features work by some incredible authors (and me) and all profits go to charity. The book's description: Brainwashing implants… Continue reading Trumpland: Divided We Stand – Coming Soon