Short Stories

Shorts

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    Gruelling Schedule

    It has been a busy week for writing, with a new episode of ‘Some Other Scotland‘ and two new short stories. Over at Great Hites episode 59 you will find “Kelvin’s Last Message”, a tale of two UFO hunters trying…

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    Therapy Session

    Great Hites episode 58 is ready to view and download now. My story this week is more of a short character study than previous entries have been, dealing with a single woman struggling to come to terms with bereavement despite…

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    Running Shoes

    There is a new episode of Great Hites with an impressive seven stories this week, all inspired by the prompt “Running Shoes”. Mine takes place in a not-too-distant future where there is a ban on footwear, a seemingly innocuous and…

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    Ida the Fossil

    There’s another of my short stories available to read or download and listen to over at Great Hites this week. This one sets up a tale of lost love, interplanetary travel and homecoming around the recently discovered primate fossil, claimed…

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    The Robot Band

    There’s another story from me, now ready at Great Hites. This one is musical in nature, after a fashion, and puts a bit of a spin on the question “What kind of band would you hire if money was no…

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    Fido

    Another week – another episode of Great Hites – this one is very short, and you’ll either love it or hate it. It’s about a little dog that rescues a group of shipwreck survivors. After this, I have another couple…

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    Elvis Lives!

    Yet more podcast short fiction from the Bordet pen. This one is a very short tale for the “100 Word Stories” podcast. It was based on the prompt “Elvis drives a bus” and goes somewhere along the road of trying…

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    A Busy Theremin Week

    Three bits of theremin-related news popped up this week: Don’t Mind Me My short fictional tale of the effects of excessive theremin-playing is now available at Great Hites for you to read or to listen to as part of the…

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    Wearing my pen out

    You’ll no doubt have seen my previous posts about a couple of my short stories that have been included on the ‘Great Hites‘ podcast. There is a section for voting on the site and I’m pleased to say that my…