You know that part in Vampire’s Kiss where Nicolas Cage, perhaps high on cocaine, runs around the streets of New […]

To paraphrase W. S. Gilbert, the Muslim’s lot is not a happy one.  Nothing is guaranteed to quicken […]

The Institute is prestigious and stretches skywards accordingly, white walls and grey slate against pebbles and shorn grass, […]

In Germany 1934 the last place you’d look for a fifteen-year-old Jewish girl is in a Hitler worshipping […]

The axiom ‘write what you know’ is a limiting one and fiction, I feel, should be about stepping […]

Art Blakey: Music washes away the dust of everyday life. Watery blood probes the collar of Jenny’s t-shirt […]

A fascinating novel with lots of pace and tension. Part murder mystery, part sci-fi, where you half expect […]

We are pleased to announce the short list for the SHALLOW CREEK Short Story competition Arguments were plentiful…much […]

Composing himself at the stairhead before descent, he groaned as he thought about it, exhaling audibly. The he […]

* Topless and potbellied, Elmer glugs on a beer. He is sprawled across the butterscotch sofa. Still, he […]