Tag Archives: Craig Hallam

The Art & Practice of Being Normal

“Hide, hide, the cow’s outside!” “I ain’t afraid of no cow.” – final lines to a child’s joke, circa 1960s I’m paid to be normal: compassionate, encouraging, yet normal. Because I work in mental health, and it doesn’t do for … Continue reading

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James and the Saucer of Vengeful Doom

This is a story I read last October at a horror night at the Doncaster Brewery & Tap, which was held by author Craig Hallam. It helps if you like “The Princess Bride”, as well as Halloween. Warning: Swearing; also, … Continue reading

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Writer, Author Pimp, or Both?

Warning for: Free book! Not much of a warning, I know. I’m sorry if you’re disappointed that I won’t be swearing this time. Don’t worry, I’m sure it will happen soon. Do you, oh gentle and I hope breathing (1) … Continue reading

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Punking Up the Harbour

Some November flash fiction for you It’s cold, so cold. Plastic doesn’t float well, you see. Neither does brass: either kind. As a Yorkshire Steampunk, I know about brass. And I know it won’t save me, not now. Crumpets and … Continue reading

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