There was only one aisle, wide enough to spread out my arms and brush the shelves with my fingertips — not that I wanted to get too close. The shelves creaked under the weight of thousands of dusty jars containing hands tinted amber by formaldehyde; eyeballs trailing optic kelp; and butter bean fœtuses that watched me… Continue reading ‘I Am Not I’ out now!
Hi everyone! How are you all? I turned 27 on the 6th. I ate lots of cake (so much cake…) and treated myself to beautiful hardback editions of Lucy Worsley’s Jane Austen at Home and Daphne du Maurier’s My Cousin Rachel. My boyfriend also bought me a gorgeous omnibus edition of Philip Pullman’s His Dark… Continue reading Month in Review: June 2017
I was absolutely delighted to receive my contributor copies for the July/August 2017 issue of F&SF this week! The TOC has been released on their forum; check it out below: In a Wide Sky, Hidden by William Ledbetter The Masochist’s Assistant by Auston Habershaw The Bride in Sea-Green Velvet by Robin Furth There Was a Crooked Man, He… Continue reading ‘I Am Not I’ coming soon + an early review!
Hello! Most of my reading time this month has been taken up by novellas (hi, fellow Codexians!), but I have made a start on this little beauty: Signed and everything! I picked this up in London back in March and have only just got round to it, but even after a few short chapters, I… Continue reading Month in Review: May 2017
April went by incredibly fast for me. I’ve kept busy with movies, television shows, books, games, and family. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was a highlight, plus I’ve started playing Horizon Zero Dawn, the aesthetic of which I love. I’ve also caught up with Outlander, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the surreal first episode of… Continue reading Month in Review: April 2017
My nanny was one of my loudest cheerleaders. My first short story was accepted for publication in Freeze Frame Fiction just days after her cancer diagnosis, and breaking the news to her turned what could have been a difficult, sombre afternoon into something just as emotional but immeasurably happy. Last week, she would have turned… Continue reading Wilde Stories 2017; and, an anniversary
For me, working in an accountancy and payroll firm, March can be my busiest and most stressful time of the year – which doesn’t leave much energy left over for leisure. But leisure was had, in the form of a four-day stint in London. We tried Korean food for the first time and were blown away.… Continue reading Month in Review: March 2017