What I’m after

My brain came up with the pithy (or pretentious) assertion below when it was meant to be working out a knotty plot point. This is absolutely not a mission statement (pah!) but it does summarise what I like in the fiction I read, and what I try to aim for in the fiction I write:

I like stories that get you looking one way, then tap you on the shoulder and give you a wicked (and possibly slightly disturbing) grin.

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  • RT : One of my previously published stories is slated to appear in the 'Sins and Other Worlds' anthology. The ToC looks wonderful and there are some nice bonuses on offer to backers on Kickstarter. Please click this link to support this exciting project: ,
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