Small Fictions

Yerecoin, WA Wheatbelt, 2021

“Tell all the truth but tell it slant.” Emily Dickinson

It’s not untrue to say writing short fiction changed my life. There I was grappling with truth as a journalist when one day I decided to try making things up. It was a transformational moment. Being a woman with an extremely short attention span I have so far found my fictional comfort zone well and truly embedded in the concision of micro and flash fiction, or stories under 1000 words. So here you’ll find a series of my stories in miniature. I love writing them and at this stage have no plans to branch out into anything longer, but we’ll see. This page is still very much a work in progress. Work forthcoming in Jellyfish Review, Night Parrot Press and others.

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Print editions

  • Gorgo Down Under, May Break Your Bones: An Oxford Flash Fiction Anthology. This story was shortlisted in the UK Oxford Flash Fiction Prize, 2022.
  • After the Funeral, Three Can Keep a Secret: Flash fiction by Western Australian Writers. Night Parrot Press, Oct. 2022.
  • Salt City Runaway, Three Can Keep a Secret: Flash Fiction by Western Australian Writers. Night Parrot Press, Oct, 2022. ( Originally published by Fractured Lit.)

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