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Less Than Three Press closure

Less Than Three Press closure

You may have read Less Than Three Press’ recent statement about the closure of their press. My books with them, Beating the Bounds (f/f fairytale) and Dust on the Wing (grey-a scifi), will be taken down from all storefronts by July 31, 2019. At this stage, I’m not sure what I’ll do with the books, but they’re not a priority while I’m working on Love Has Claws. So, if you’re interested, now is the time to buy! I’m very happy…

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Beating the Bounds: Release day!

Beating the Bounds: Release day!

Beating the Bounds has been released to etailers today! It’s a short story, just long enough to keep you company with a cup of tea – or, one of Jamie’s favourites, a gin & tonic. You can meet our Jamie and Lyn in Beating the Bounds, available at Amazon [CA / COM / UK], Kobo, and of course at the publisher: Less Than Three Press. Today I wanted to share my mental images for Jamie and Lyn – let me…

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Beating the Bounds: Northumberland

Beating the Bounds: Northumberland

Two weeks until Beating the Bounds is released! I’m pretty excited, and looking forward to losing a weekend to the rest of fairytales.com stories. In this post, I wanted to supply some ideas of how Marlstrake, the village in BTB, looks. I didn’t have a particular village in mind, but an amalgamation of places seen while driving between one Roman ruin and another, nestled in the valleys of Northumberland. For those not fortunate enough to see those beautiful places, I…

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Beating the Bounds: Tam Lin

Beating the Bounds: Tam Lin

So let me talk about Tam Lin. Tam Lin is a ballad from the Scottish Borders, and there are many different variants, but I used Child 39 for Beating the Bounds. Well. With liberties (because if you’re not taking liberties, it’s not really a folktale). As I knew I wanted to write something about Tam Lin, it became a case of picking my favourite bits to corral a narrative that was recognisable as Tam Lin-adjacent, while abandoning bits I didn’t…

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