Our Spooks 6X6 event went very well despite the weather and people braved the storm for a great evening of spooky tales. The lightning and thunder was surprisingly apt!
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Stephanie Hutton: Stephanie has published flash fiction and short stories online and in print, including work in Friday Flash Fiction, Ink in Thirds, Sick Lit Magazine, Spelk and Bacopa Literary Review. She recently won the Writers HQ Competition and is currently shortlisted for the Cardiff Review Short Story Award and longlisted for the Black Pear Press Short Story Competition. Her 6×6 story was called ‘Playmate’.
Peter Coleborn: Peter is a writer of weird and dark fiction with stories published in the UK, USA and EU. He is better known as and editor for the multiple award winning Alchemy Press with over forty titles published since 1999. He has also edited a great many publications for the British Fantasy Society. His story ‘Bar Room Spirits’ will be included in a forthcoming anthology (details to follow).
Misha Herwin: Misha’s novels currently available are House Of Shadows and Picking Up The Pieces. Plus her Dragonfire trilogy for 8-12 year olds is out on Kindle. Her short stories for adults have appeared in The Alchemy Press Book of Ancient Wonders, The Yellow Room and Voices of Angels. Misha read a section from House Of Shadows for 6×6.
JemShaw: Jem has two books in print The Larks and It Never Was Worthwhile are based in the First World War. A further volume off short story collection titles Discollection is to be launched later this year and a second novel Maybe It’s Tonight, follows the lives of a bomber crew in World War Two will be available early in 2017. Jem’s 6×6 piece came from Discollection. ‘The Lock Keeper’ is a story set along the eerie banks of the Shropshire Union Canal.
Jack Lee: Jack read his short story ‘Eye’, which he hopes will be published very soon. Jack has short fiction and novels in edit for publication in 2017. He is an avid book reviewer and posts his writing updates on his website, jacklee.xyz
Nic Hale: Nic read us her story ‘The House Where Nobody Lives’. Nic has written many short stories about the chaos people create in their own lives, not so much the evil that people do, as the idiocy. She is currently working on both her first novel and a collection for 2017.