The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Is it earth-shattering? No. Does it change the literary landscape? No. Is it deep and powerful and life-changing? Not really for most I suppose. But it has been an experience. It’s slow, gentle, sweet and filled with humour that almost never goes beyond small chuckles. I won’t spoil it but it’s like a gentle rollercoaster…

Digital Longings [Short Story]

Wow, I feel like such a lazy ass-hat for being so long away from my blog. The saddest part is that I open my dashboard almost every day, I open a new post and then… nothing, just blank until I discard and move on to something else, always thinking I’ll get back to it soon….

All The Licensed Comics!

Comics are booming in popularity, variety and just generally being fantastic these days – and on the international scale it’s never been bigger and closer to mainstream than it is right now. One element of that which doesn’t get covered a lot by itself is the licensed properties, i.e, comics about things that weren’t originally…

SHORTY STORY: Untitled (Midweek Mental Meandering)

“What a kind insult!” he chuckled, “And here I thought he was looking down on us, but no, he’s got a kindness to him doesn’t he!” The crowd in the tavern let loose a low cacophony of short laughs and chuckling sounds, all genuine but somehow with an edge to them. “I, I, I… meant…

Deleted Scenes from Shakespeare (Part 1?)

Are you perchance a member of Goodreads? If you are, then like me you’ll probably have seen their current ongoing Shakespeare celebration – because the 23rd of this month is the 400th anniversary of the Bards death. SO! In honour of said occassion, they were running a bunch of “Deleted Scenes” from Shakespeare – some…

Succor Punch (Short Story)

Another random little burst of fiction for you folks! This one’s a standalone story about a fist-fight and a potentially cunning plan! Who knows, if you guys like it enough, I might do a follow up so make your thoughts known in the comments! A thunderous right hand sent me teetering backward. I could feel…