Teaching (and) writing fiction
The past couple of months I’ve been teaching a course on fiction writing at Volksuniversiteit Eindhoven. It was great, or at least I thought it was. Talking about something I love doing, something that is close to an addiction… writing fiction. The students were great. They brought in their written work, which we talked about. […]
What Do Mermaids Do in Winter? – Short Story
Her tears froze half-way down her cheeks. Summer had left overnight while he had packed his bags. Why hadn’t she brought gloves? Marika took up the ball that was laid down at her feet and threw it far away. Rayleigh ran after it, hairs flowing up and down, just a few seconds slower than her small body. A few […]
The Prison on the Dark Side
It’s always dark on the dark side.
Madam Maxime – Short Story
You don’t always go where you think you’re going.
Mr. Dog Here – Short Story
The impossible can only happen when you are able to see it.
Growth – Flash Fiction
A short story of exactly 100 words.
Self-Termination – Short Story
Punishment is not what it used to be.
Writing on Medium and a new short story in a Publication
Writing, publishing, and writing some more… 35 short stories in the past eight months!
Too Old for This – Short Story
“Can he breathe fire?” Lara shrugged. “How should I know?” They were huddled below the blankets, whispering. Lara had insisted upon complete secrecy. Tim felt too old for these kind of games, but something in his sister’s eyes told him that this wasn’t a game. Not this time. “But he’s YOUR dragon!” Tim shook […]
Checking In – Short Story
Checking in to a mental institution shouldn’t be that difficult, right?