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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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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: After the tree came down

In the week after packing the Christmas decorations away, Frank decided that the living room looked bare. Gone were the cards from relatives, close friends and casual acquaintances. There was no longer any tinsel perched on picture frames across the … Continue reading

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