Cheating – yes or no? See my one-minute story Hotel in the UK’s Flash Fiction World.
Milk Teeth, one of my favourite stories, now appears in Flash Fiction World, a website showcasing short short stories.
“…stories that have all the necessary elements present in longer pieces of fiction – plot, dialogue, characters, narrative, conflict and resolution. The difference is that we can read them in a matter of minutes. The beauty is in the fact that we lose nothing in the brevity.”
Vic Errington – Flash Fiction Editor
A reading of flash story Pretty for Jesus…well lit but filmed deep underground.
A Slideshare overview of my MCW exegesis which explored unique qualities I think writers from mixed identities bring to prose.
A reading of my flash fiction story – The Missus. I love writing these small, complete stories – perfect for reading on screen. Check out my LeanneFlashYouTube channel for more.
My story Pretty for Jesus first appeared in print in Flash Frontier’s June issue; and Cot Death in the March issue. Flash Frontier is a literary journal dedicated to stories under 250 words long.
A new flash reading on YouTube – Clean. Earlier postings, The Onion and Eclipse, have had almost 500 views in two months. Thank you. The web is a wild west of possibility.
As promised, another flash fiction story up on YouTube…
Here I am reading my flash story The Onion…more stories on the way soon.
My story Eclipse appeared in the 2011 issue of Turbine, which is published annually by the International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University of Wellington.
Graham Beattie’s blog about writing. In this post, Graham talks about the Lilian Ida Smith Award.
This is a link to the exegesis I wrote for my Master of Creative Writing degree – The literary benefits of linguistic and cultural hybridity.
An online catalogue of the School Journals from 1978 to the present day, includes a couple of my stories.
My profile page on the NZ Society of Authors website.
My profile on the Big Idea - a website for the creative sector.
In 2010, I made the longlist (for the 7th time) of Ireland’s Fish Short Story Prize.
Radio NZ has broadcast my stories many times over the years. Here’s one from July 2010.
The University of Toronto has this link to my MCW exegesis.
Click here for a list of New Zealand writing awards (including the Lilian Ida Smith Award) and their recipients. The Book Council’s mission is to inspire New Zealanders to read more by promoting New Zealand writing and writers.
An index of stories by New Zealanders published in journals and books. The database covers stories from the middle of the nineteenth century through to 1991, includes a couple of my stories.