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Okay, I can officially announce the release of my second book.

Ghost Stories: Tales From The Dead Of Night © Antony N Britt 2017

Ghost Stories: Tales From The Dead Of Night is a collection of 20 short stories which might have you afraid to turn out the light. But don’t take my word for it. Read the blurb.

Meet …

Mark, who loves Alison, but must first get past her dead father.

Jessie and Tommy. In fear of what’s in the attic.

Colin. As a medium, he’s used to ghosts. It’s the living he needs to be scared of.

Alec, haunted by a tragedy which took place forty years ago. Now the past has caught up.

Karen and Matthew, locked in a manor house with the spirit of its sadistic former owner.

Irene. All she wanted was attention; now she wishes it would go away.

And meet Cara. Disturbed by the presence in her bedsit, and a bloodstain which keeps returning.

You don’t need to sleep to have nightmares.

You can buy Ghost Stories in either digital or print from Amazon by following the link below.

Ghost Stories: Tales From The Dead Of Night by Antony N Britt.

Cheers

Antony N Britt

 

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No Sunday Roast this week. Spent yesterday at Foyles in London, pitching my novel, Finding Jessica to an agent from Curtis Brown as part of their Discovery Day.

However, I need to do an update because I have further publications to add to those already available.

First, online. My short story, Fetch, is available at Darker Times Fiction and you can view by following the link at the foot of this post.

Darker Times

Also from Darker Times, but this one in print, Sweet Revenge is included in Darker Times Anthology (Vol 5). You can purchase a copy from Amazon by clicking that relevant link, too.

Darker Times Anthology (Vol 5)

Finally, a short piece titled, The Man in the Sea is in Sharp as Lemons, an anthology of Poetry and Flash Fiction published by Earlyworks Press.

Sharp as Lemons. Earlyworks Press.

Links to this and the others I have mentioned are below.

Click here for online publication of Fetch (Via Darker Times Fiction).

Get Sweet Revenge by purchasing a copy of Darker Times Anthology (Vol 5) , following this link to Amazon.

The Man in the Sea is available at this link to buy Sharp as Lemons, from Earlyworks Press.

Cheers.

Nick

First off, there won’t be a Sunday Roast tomorrow and probably not next week, either. I need to take a step back and cut a few things at the minute … and the Roast is one. I shall return, though.

Secondly, I have another short story online. Sweet Revenge got an honourable mention in the Darker Times Monthly Competition for September and is available on the Darker Times Fiction website by clicking the link.

Link to Sweet Revenge (Via Darker Times Fiction).

Darker Times

Cheers.

Nick

As reported earlier in the year, Shooting Ghosts, another short story of mine, got an honourable mention in the Darker Times Monthly Competition for April. It is available on the Darker Times website but now also in Darker Times Anthology: Volume 4.

You can buy a copy of Darker Times Anthology: Volume 4, by clicking this link.

Darker Times Anthology Volume 4

Cheers.

Nick

I have been quiet of late due to circumstances. However, I do have another short story available in an anthology titled – The Dark Bard.

Published by Indigo Mosaic, the Dark Bard is a storyteller, weaving tales of the human and inhuman who walk on the edge of darkness. Come and enter into his storytelling world.

Parting Company is the first full tale in the book and by clicking the link, you can purchase a copy and read samples.

Buy/read sample of Dark Bard by clicking this link.

The Dark Bard

Cheers.

 

Nick

Shooting Ghosts, another short story of mine, got an honourable mention in the Darker Times Monthly Competition for April. It is available on the Darker Times website by clicking the link.

Link to Shooting Ghosts (Via Darker Times Fiction).

Darker Times

Cheers.

Nick

I mentioned recently that I’d had two stories achieve some success in Darker Times Fiction. Both are still available to read via the Darker Times website with the links on the Published Online page, but they are now also in print.

The two stories: The Monster Who Lives in the Cellar and Trick or Treat are published in Darker Times Anthology Volume Three.

Copies can be purchased by clicking this link.

Darker Times Anthology Volume 3

Cheers.

Nick

News of a Major Competition Win.

Bit late in telling you all about this one but my latest writing success has now been published in the Writers’ News section of the current edition (Feb 2013) of Writing Magazine.

Writing Magazine Feb 2013 Story by Antony N Britt

My short story, Suspicion, won the 1000-Word Competition in the top UK writing magazine. I was well pleased. Thanks to all who have read it and given such positive feedback.

Link to purchase February 2013 edition of Writing Magazine.

Cheers.

Nick

I was delighted to receive an email to say I’d won the Darker Times Fiction, monthly competition for October. I entered two pieces and my story – The Original Mandlebury Ghost Hunt won first prize and the other, Table Decoration, was one of the runners-up.

Both will be in a soon to be released anthology and are available now online on the Darker Times Fiction website.

Darker Times Fiction is run by Jessica Grace Coleman, an author based in Staffordshire, England. It’s excellent. Go and check it out and enter the monthly competition, yourself.

Link to my winning entry – The Original Mandlebury Ghost Hunt.

Link to my runner up – Table Decoration.

Note … Table Decoration is of a very dark nature. Be warned.

Darker Times Fiction can be found at this link.

Cheers.

Nick

Finally, a year after it was first published in Writing Magazine, my short story – Checking Out has been added to the competition showcase on Writers’ Online.

Checking Out, won first prize in Writing Magazine’s monthly competition and below, is a link to the site so you can read my story.

I shall, in the near-future, be putting it on this site as the formatting on Writers’ Online is not great. i.e. They have lost all my paragraph indents.

Checking Out can be found by clicking this link.

Cheers.

Nick

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