Author Archives: Alby Stone

The Clerkenwell Post

The Clerkenwell Writers Asylum is featured in the January/February 2017 edition (#35) of free lifestyle/culture magazine The Clerkenwell Post.  Available in print or online, the feature includes an exclusive short story by Alby Stone, Hyena at the Watering Hole.

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Alby Stone: A Matter of Life and Death, Whatever

Copyright © 2016 Alby Stone Shackleton was bloody cold. Like his long-ago namesake he had trekked across what seemed like hundreds of miles of ice and snow and had now arrived, hungry and thirsty, on his friend’s doorstep, hoping for … Continue reading

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David Douce: A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

Have you been involved in an Annunciation? Was it the Angel’s fault? Slipped on a marble floor when surprised by a sudden angelic apparition? Involved in a disputed paternity case? Struggling with census forms? Need to prove virginity? Gold, Frankincense … Continue reading

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David Douce: PRONUNCIATION IN E3

Well, at first I thought we’d had a pigeon get in. All that flapping and banging, then the feathers. It wouldn’t be the first time. All it takes is someone to leave a window or a door open, and the … Continue reading

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David Gleave: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

There was a loud clanging sound and the space station reverberated horribly. ‘My God, we’ve been hit by something,’ said Mariah. ‘It sounded as if it might have been quite big, better check the systems for any damage,’ said Captain … Continue reading

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David Douce: THE HS just BC TOWER

The lift was rising to the 27th floor – limited access. This lift didn’t stop at the inferior levels, where ranks of screens glowed their eerie blue light, rows of electric dominoes waiting for a single push. It could stop … Continue reading

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Alby Stone: Thirty Minutes

Copyright © 2015 Alby Stone I was ready to leave. Out of habit, I was early to avoid having to rush for my train. But I didn’t want to step out of the front door. That would signal the beginning … Continue reading

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