Monthly Archives: December 2014

James Holden: The Best Thing I’ve Read In 2014

Last year I blogged about the best thing I’d read in 2013 (you can find it here). I limited myself to short stories, because I read a lot of them, if I manage to blog it’s about short stories, and … Continue reading

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James Holden: Tough At The Top

I’m really chuffed that one of my short stories – Tough At The Top – has been published the latest issue of Silver Apples Magazine. Their theme was “the naughty list” and they provided the following teaser: ‘Tough at the … Continue reading

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James Holden: Locked In

This post was inspired by the picture to the left, which came from a random image generator at http://www.writingexercises.co.uk It’s the second piece that I’ve written – you can find the first, called The Ticket, here.   It was with a … Continue reading

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Alby Stone: Blue Light

Copyright © 2014 Alby Stone Three numbers in and one more to go before the break, that’s when I saw her. She was sitting on a high stool at the bar, a cigarette in one hand and a margarita in … Continue reading

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James Holden: some thoughts on throwing drafts away

On Friday evening I managed to complete the first full draft of the story I’m currently working on (I obviously lead a very rock and roll lifestyle). It’s been a long time coming – I’ve been working on this story … Continue reading

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