40 something local government worker who splits his time between family commitments, playing guitar in a nasty noisy underground band, writing, taking pictures, and running Gibboncore publishing.

The first Gibboncore title Blunt Wound Trauma ISBN 978 1 907015 00 7, which is an anthology of my own short stories, was published on the 9th of February 2009.

The next scheduled title is 10 Minute Tales which will be an anthology of 10 short stories from a range of writers around the world.

Check out Gibboncore for full details of both books and future releases.

Since joining Red Bubble I have won the following writing competitions:

Short Stories – Spherical Scriptings’ short story competition Written In The Stars Competition/Zodiac13 with Scorpio
Flash Fiction’s 2nd May Challenge with Wan
Twisted Tales 6th Star Twister with Tradition

My short story “BRILLIANT” has been published in the War Child benefit book: You’re Not The Only One

To make things easier I have broken things down into categories:

All Writing
Flash Fiction very short stories
Very Short Fiction under 500 words
Shortish Fiction over 500 words and up to about 1000 words
Short Fiction over 1000 words
Poetry and Verse

All Photography

My Beta gallery

I also host, and jointly host, the following Groups:

Hardcore Punk
Twisted Tales

  • Joined: January 2008


Waving from the sidelines

For anyone who has been pondering my disappearance from the face of the Bubble please read on: / Since 2009 when I emigrated from the UK with my young family we have been on a voyage of discovery: the kids have adapted well, my better half has managed to find another full time job and mainly our quality of life is better. / While I have learned to speak a new language with a reasonable degree of…
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Twisted Tales Twisted Tournoi 02

Just a quick reminder that Twisted Tales Twisted Tournoi 02 runs until Midnight GMT on Sunday the 31st of May. / Full details can be found in the Competition Forum / Cheers / Micky McGuinness
Posted over 9 years – 3 comments

Twisted Tales Twisted Tournoi 01 competition

Just over a week left to enter Twisted Tournoi 01 . We now have 3 entries and they are all a damn good read… this is a great no catch opportunity to get published. Click the link above for more details. / Cheers / Micky McGuinness
Posted over 9 years – 1 comments

Twisted Tournoi

To celebrate and promote the launch of my publishing concern, Gibboncore, Twisted Tales will be running an exciting new competition, to run alongside the weekly Star Twister Competition, called Twisted Tournoi. / Twisted Tournoi will be a monthly competition for gritty short stories of between 500 and 1500 words and will run throughout 2009. / The story must comply with the Twisted Tales group r…
Posted almost 10 years – 2 comments
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