Category Archives: fiction

The Vanities Of The Strong

I have seen the future of humanity, and it is war.War on a scale unprecedented.War that will consume the world, leaving millions slaughtered in the mud of Europe.War that will cause misery untold as nation fights nation with all the … Continue reading

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2000AD hits prog 2000 redux

Back in the mists of time (or 1977 as we also called it). Before the video game revolution, before mobile phones, and before superhero movies had real special effects.  When Star Wars, was the only Star Wars movie and the Sfi Channel … Continue reading

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"So Whats your book about ?"

I keep being asked this question and it’s a fair question to ask. The problem is I still don’t really have an answer to it. At least not a short concise answer that sums up the novel. I wrote it, published … Continue reading

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The knitting circle of the devil

A little tale for all hallows  “Lust, linger over the word itself. Sound it slowly, feel the weight of it, the torrents barely held awaiting release. Curl your tongue around the L, in a long languid movement. Linger upon it, … Continue reading

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Terry Pratchett, Life is too short not to read Discworld

+Terry Pratchett was one of the most popular an beloved authors of my generation, I grew up with his books in many ways. I read the colour of magic way back in 1984 just because the cover appealed to me as … Continue reading

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A growth of ivy

Not posted in a while, so as much to get back in the habit once more as anything else, here’s a little tale of black magic and horticulture that has been hanging around in my hard drive for a while. … Continue reading

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taking inspiration where you can , or what happens when you ask a few friends for a first line .

So in a mild moment of whimsy I put the following post on my face book page +https://www.facebook.com/mark.hayes.710667 ” Mildly bored and want a challenge, or just something to distract my self with.Someone give me the first line for a … Continue reading

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