Monday, November 14, 2011

New Scientist & Beat the Dust

I've been waiting years to be able to say this: New Scientist have asked me for a science-inspired short story to run in the December 24th issue! I am very very excited... it's a flash story inspired by my time in the biochemistry lab, we will see what New Scientist readers make of it! The title story of my collection, The White Road, which is inspired by an article from New Scientist, was published in New Scientist online just after the book came out and that provoked some interesting discussion....

I'm also delighted to have a flash story, Move Quickly Now, in the current issue of Beat the Dust, along with a playlist inspired by the story, which was a wonderful thing to be asked to do.  A taster:
She said, “Move quickly now and we'll go together. No, don't look behind. No, don't.” He wondered but followed, only being small and not yet ready for disagreements. Or rather, not yet ready to see if this would be what he decided to be disagreeable about. He was a small boy who chose his battles carefully ....
Read the rest here.

4 comments:

Sarah Hilary said...

Congratulations again, wonderful news!

Tania Hershman said...

Thank you!!

Lauri said...

Great job! Your niche is working well for you. I like your new profile photo, very comtemplative.

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Congrats!! I love it when my writer friends have dreams that come true.