Chapter 2: Footprint, an absence of a foot

Chapter 2 of the current book I’m writing. Each chapter is relatively self contained and this provides quite nice ending up to this point. You may wish to read the first chapter first. “I’m in the wrong genre”, Keandre said to himself. He looked around the section of the bookshop. The character close by didn’t…

Chapter 1: An Absense of Bitemarks

The following short story is a chapter from a book I’ve been writing for the past 12 months. Sadly, time to write a novel is scarce and so I’m only 4 chapters in. But this opening stands on it’s own and I hope that posting it will help me re-channel energies in to getting the…

Stories for the Children of a Strange World: Insects

The following short story is the first chapter of a book called ‘Stories for the Children of a Strange World’. The book is planned to have short stories, such at this, alternate with with a broader narrative told in second person that links them all together. It’s an ambitious book that I hope to be…