Monthly Archives: December 2016

Janey Macken Street Goes to Mars! Type 2 Amber Brains Now Available to read on!

Ground control to Major Tom!

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A flash fiction of mine entitled, Type 2 Amber Brains, has been chosen as one of the runner-ups / honourable mentions in the Headstuff Mars Short Story Competition!!!

Read it at the below link.

As this has a Mars theme, and from one spaceman to another, there is only one person in the entire universe I can dedicate it to – the late, great David Bowie.

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“We can beat them forever and ever
Oh, we can be heroes, just for one day.”

So farewell then sweet spaceman
waiting in the sky.

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David Bowie is Brown Bread and I’m a blueberry Muffin

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The Woman Who Shagged Christmas now available to read on The Lonely Crowd!

Read the second installment of my Christmas double bill at the tinselled link below.

‘The Woman Who Shagged Christmas’ by Camillus John

This story is based on the Greek legend of Cassandra and Apollo – read it on Wikipedia- so don’t blame me! 🙂

Dedicated to the heros of ’16 – the Apollo House Activists.

We’re living through some truly beautiful times indeed.

🙂 🙂 🙂

 Rik V
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The Woman Who Ate a Whole Princess – Now available to Read on Fictive Dream!

What’s the difference between eating a Princess and eating a McDonald’s Happy meal?


Find out in my Christmas story available now on Fictive Dream!

The Woman Who Ate A Whole Princess

Goes well with this track from The Fall –

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Season’s Greetings from Fictive Dream

My story The Woman Who Ate a Whole Princess (see below) will be out and belching on 18th December – next Sunday!!!


We end the year on 18th December with The Woman Who Ate A Whole Princess, a tour de force by Camillus John and re-open with new stories on 8th January 2017.

In the meantime Fictive Dream remains open to submissions so please send us your best short stories and flash fiction (500-2,500 words).

Happy Christmas and a great New Year.

Laura Black
Fictive Dream

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