A rat came up my toilet and wreaked havoc in my kitchen! How did this happen you ask? Believe it or not but in Cardiff, many houses (including mine) have a bathroom bordering on the kitchen.
Yeah gross…but OMG I had no idea just how bad things can get. I am told that this is quite normal given the high rainfall recently…with sewers getting flooded apparently rats trying to escape them is to be expected…
Am I the only one who thinks that’s total BS and that nobody should expect anything like this as a matter of course?!
So, I hope you can forgive me for ranting about this. Back to my normal posts on Sunday.
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So, the Horror Writers Podcast had indie horror writer David Moody over for a casual chat in episode #18. Whilst I don’t agree with Moody when he says that the zombie genre is past it’s best (I am paraphrasing), I do think that the man has an interesting story to share with aspiring writers…
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As the dust begins to settle on the recent Brexit vote, I am writing from in between a rock and a hard place. After all, I am in the business of imagining the kind of big, world-changing developments that make up alternative histories. Just never thought I’d live to see one.
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Meet Rachel, a new-born zombie ready to devour the first-best unfortunate human she can get hold of. One of the leading ladies in the gripping short story ‘The Run’, I proudly present an excerpt for your reading pleasure:
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So, I finished my zombie short story ‘The Run’. I was sooooo proud of myself. The following day I sat down to edit. I spent the better part of a week going through it. Then I locked it away for a couple of days.
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There are two types of writers in the world: those who write as close to reality as possible, and those who write as far removed from reality as possible.
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This is the new cover for a short story I am currently writing. The cover is licensed via CC-BY-SA2.0 © C.S. Knight
Stock image source: Wikimedia Commons © Greyloch
READ THE STORY HERE
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