After the craziness and slapstick of my last short story The Monster I wanted to go in a different direction for my latest The Onward Journey. The theme for the story was: A journey to the other side. As ever if you prefer to read offline you can download a pdf of the story: The… Continue reading The Onward Journey – Short Story
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.
My latest short story Virtual Encopresis. The prompt for this story was 'Hitting rock bottom was hard, but it was fun getting there.' It was tough to come up with a story that wasn't a rag to riches and back again tale of hubris. I think my take works, let me know in the comments… Continue reading Virtual Encopresis – Short Story
My latest short story. It was based on a writing prompt "And with that, they pulled the shutters down to mark the end of the summer season..." I found this very tough as any attempt turned into a parody of the Bill Murray 'Meatballs' movie. Eventually, I found my groove and came up with a… Continue reading Standing On A Beach – Short Story
If you prefer to read offline you can download a PDF copy of this story here. Gang Aft A-gley - Short Story The meteoroid streaked across the twilight sky, a dark smoky trail following, stretching across the horizon, breaking up the orange, red, blue and purple shades of the setting sun. Vehicles stopped, and… Continue reading Gang Aft A-gley – Short Story