UPDATE 12 September 2018
“The day the men from City Hall came with chainsaws to prune the plane trees on the street outside our Hotel, Gabriela freaked out. She swore she could hear them screaming as their branches were hacked off. ”
My short story ‘Hotel Catatonia’ was Highly Commended and a runner-up in last year’s Victoria Literary Festival writing competition (Canada). It’s due to appear in the competition anthology which should be out by the end of the year.
Yes, things proceed very slowly. But then, I myself have been very slow in updating (or more accurately reviving) this blog. Was it really back in January when I heard that another story, ‘The Rainbow Collector’, had made it to the quarter final of the 2017 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest.