Monthly Archives: October 2014

James Holden: A trip to the Library

He had waited twenty years to return it. Iain Banks’s The Bridge had sat amongst his modest collection of books, nestled in its protective plastic cover in between the Da Vinci Code, whose spine was cracked right down the middle, … Continue reading

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Videos from the launch for our second book

Last Thursday we hosted a launch event for our second collection of short stories (you can read more about our book here) upstairs at the Betsey Trotwood in Clerkenwell. We got a good turnout, and four of us read stories or extracts … Continue reading

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Andy Munro: Spy Story

To all intents and purposes, the Carmichaels were a perfectly normal and respectable couple. Patrick Carmichael, a loss adjuster for a large city firm, was a prominent figure in his local Conservative and Rotary clubs and was the secretary of … Continue reading

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James Holden: Some thoughts on the National Short Story Award

I’m probably a little bit late posting some thoughts about the National Short Story Award shortlist now that the winner has been announced. But I’ve only just finished listening to the readings those nice people at Radio 4 have put … Continue reading

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Alby Stone: Haunted House

Copyright © 2014 Alby Stone The once-famous but now unfashionable writer moved in on a sunny morning in late May. This, he thought as he delightedly explored the property on that first day, was the place he had been seeking … Continue reading

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