Out Now – Origami Man

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My new fantasy story , Origami Man, is up at Hogglepot. This one started with the image of a man made out of newspaper talking to a newspaper boy. Initially it was going to be fairly lighthearted but it didn’t really turn out that way in the end. Despite the fact that I’m not running at the moment (that starts back up tomorrow morning), this week has been surprisingly busy – mostly with work. I did manage to scrape together a couple of writing sessions to finish off a new story – CAvE – and add just under two thousand words to The Ghost Smuggler. I’m now reaching the point where I’m doing more and more actual writing rather than just reworking content from the earlier drafts. I’ll still be bringing some stuff over but from here on it’s mostly new content hanging on the bones of the early draft. That means I need to be a lot more disciplined about sitting down and writing. My goal is to get the first draft of the rewrite complete by the end of August so that I can be ready to pitch it at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in October. That’s the goal anyway. It’s a … Read More

We Have a Winner – Origami Man

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Monday was an excellent day. Not one, but two acceptances. Science fiction and fantasy journal, Hogglepot, has accepted Origami Man and it should be up on the site in the middle of May. That’s the fifth story that I’ve found a home for this year, equaling last year’s total – which is nice. [The article We Have a Winner – Origami Man by Philip Harris originally appeared on Solitary Mindset on March 19th, 2013]