Coming Soon! The Beard and Other Weirdness by Steve Dillon
Beard began life as a short story, then like
the beard in the title, it grew until it started to look like a novel. As
I don’t really have the time to devote to completing a novel form, I trimmed
its bushiness somewhat and now it is a long short story.
Weirdness of Bliss, another long story/novella in
this collection, is a series of vignettes which originally formed part of The Beard when it was aspiring to become
a novel. The events and characters were all to meet or interplay at some point,
and their stories were to be referenced within the content of The Beard. But this is as far as I’ll
take it now, there won’t be a novel as such.
Runner, which was also earmarked for a novel. I must thank Kaaron Warren
here for her mentorship and advice as I struggled to make it grow into
something far bigger than I could handle, however, I won’t be developing this
one any further.
Bastard has only ever been published in digital
format until now. If you have a passion for rock ‘n’ roll legends and their
cars you’ll enjoy it.
The remaining short stories mostly represent
work I’ve had published elsewhere, or which I’ve written for various submission
Finally, I’ve included a selection of poems
I hope you’ll enjoy, from the frivolous to the deadly serious in nature. Again, some of these have been published elsewhere,
or were inspired by callouts for competitions. Some were written just to get
the words from my head.
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