Author Archives: Lexifab

CSFG Anthology – Unnatural Order

The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild (CSFG) has just announced its 2019 anthology theme: Unnatural Order. This is an anthology of monsters – proper ones, with horns and tentacles and dread designs. The alien, the inhuman and the just plain sinister … Continue reading

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Managing expectations

I remember being better at this. Now that I’m not doing weekly flash fiction posts, I’ve slumped back into old bad writing habits. Or just the one bad habit really: doing anything but attending to my work-in-progress. I’ve been pretty … Continue reading

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Dismantling the barriers

It’s been quiet here since I closed up shop on Friday Flash Fiction. I’m not going to go into details here, but I’ve been unwell for some time. Writing, along with almost everything else, was a constant and increasingly unmanageable … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Centennial

Just before Mayor Infantino applied her oversized ribbon-cutting scissors to the task of officially opening the centennial celebrations, the aliens invaded. “This is Grace Cartilage of Ace News bringing you live footage of the gigantic intruders as they literally rain … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – An End to Principalities

Five allies encircled a cauldron, watching as disasters played out across the surface of bubbling gruel. One moment, a wave of Nonemyr berserkers clad in bone armour and swinging ice-headed hammers descended on a golden army. The next moment, bat-winged … Continue reading

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