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Falling in Love with a Girl at a Tesco’s

Falling in Love with a Girl at a Tesco’s

Here’s some brand new fiction of mine. First draft, seeing-where-it-takes-me type stuff. It’s inspired by Robert Rankin, who is the most consistently brilliant, hilarious writer I know. His books include such gems as “Raiders of the Lost Car Park” and “The Brentford Chainstore Massacre.” It’s not to everyone’s taste, but there’s only two other writers … Continue reading

Drunken Girls and My Magic Twig

As a writer, even as a lazy one, I keep a notepad with me at all times. Well, except for those unusual instances in which I’m out getting plastered, strutting my stuff on the dancefloor in a club and hitting on girls who are either drunk or have low self-esteem. I might also use the … Continue reading

Chirpy and Esmerelda (fiction)

Chirpy: Wanna know something? Es: Always. Chirpy: I’ve never been out with a girl before. Es: Never been out with a – What? You’re not… Chirpy: No, no, no, I’m not gay. Es: Not that there’s anything wrong with that of course. Chirpy: Of course. I like gay guys. Wait, that came out wrong. I … Continue reading

Why Write?

I was sitting in a class a few weeks ago called Writing for a Living. Every week we have a guest lecturer come in and talk about how you can make a career out of nothing more than an ability to write. They talk about perseverance and persuasiveness and being prolific and a lot of … Continue reading