PUBLISHING NEWS by Iain Kelly

I’ve been away from my blog for a while, enjoying a busy summer of work at the day job and some family time. I haven’t been ignoring my writing completely though, and I’m delighted to announce I have signed a contract to have my next novel published in the UK by The Book Guild Ltd. […]

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PETE’S MARKET STALL

PETE’S MARKET STALL

PETE’S MARKET STALL Pete was well known around the local area. No matter where he set up his market stall a crowd would gather. Pete could sell anything to anyone: air conditioning units, bike parts, chopsticks, fake tattoos, parking meters. When his stall illegally blocked a street, the police were called. They left with a […]

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A BLOGGING BREAK

A BLOGGING BREAK

A BLOGGING BREAK After almost five years of writing short fiction and a few other pieces, I’ve decided to take a break from writing regularly on my blog for a while. I will still post updates on various other writing projects, including my latest novel, which I hope to release in some form later this […]

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A CHANGE OF SCENERY

A CHANGE OF SCENERY

A CHANGE OF SCENERY ‘Are we there yet?’ Archie asked. He was feeling claustrophobic in the hermetically-sealed caravan. Agnes peered out the kitchen window as the countryside whizzed by along the autoroute, ‘Not yet, just passed Paris.’ ‘Maybe we should have picked somewhere closer than the Mediterranean?’ ‘You wanted warm sunshine and the beach.’ Agnes […]

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THE NEW LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

THE NEW LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

THE NEW LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER The light glowed out of the fog as it turned. He knocked the door. An old man answered. ‘I was expecting Donnie.’ ‘He quit.’ He led him inside. ‘You need a tour?’ ‘I’ll figure it out.’ ‘Fair enough. See you in a month.’ The solitude enveloped him. Bliss. Lockdown had shown […]

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