A Brief Introduction.
This was the first piece of my writing that did well, so it has a special place in my heart.
I entered it into the Conflux 9 (2013 Natcon) short story competition and was lucky enough to win first prize (and a very generous $500!). The writing prompt for the competition was ‘angels, junk and steam’.
The work was subsequently republished in the Novascapes anthology.
It is very, very different to my novels in both style and structure, but I really hope you enjoy it anyway. The story itself came to me fully formed in a moment – no planning or plotting required. The first and only time that has happened. Continue reading