Author Archives: Frank

About Frank

A Sci-Fi & Fantasy author and lyrical poet with a mild obsession for vampires, succubi, goddesses and Supergirl.

Romantic Love

“Why do people prioritise romantic love,” I often see aromantic people ask, “as if all other forms of love are inferior?” As if romantic love were ever a plain choice and not a sledgehammer of narcotics and stimulants triggered by … Continue reading

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Alyth: Author on Fire

I started this blog on WordPress.com in November 2012, moving over from Goodreads, and decided to experiment with blog-based fiction. In a series of posts, I wrote about my friend Alyth, a beautiful and passionate girl who believes herself to … Continue reading

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I Like It Hard – A publishing anniversary!

My novelette, I Like It Hard, was published by Less Than Three Press (who are currently having a sale to celebrate Pride month) this day last year. After her brother Dan loses in the final of the XXX-rated Reality TV … Continue reading

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tea leaves stewing in bitterness

machine-gun police peppering the streets why, this zephyr seeks revelation! I skirt the issue play catch as you like an electron waves goodbye an ex to grind beneath my heel ex machina both god and the devil logically tea leaves … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Forest: Epilogue

Their parting, at the edge of the forest, was wordless, both afraid to admit that this was the end, a parting of ways. Lisa kissed the tears from Kari’s cheeks and wrenched herself away, feeling she had left her heart … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Forest: 12. The Silver Queen

“Mama?” She hadn’t changed at all, except for her hair that had once been black and straight but was now an effusion of silver curls. “Kari,” she said, and strode towards her. Kari surrendered to her mother’s embrace, to the … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Forest: 11. The Oracle

“Oracle!” they cried, flying ahead and whirling about the old woman. She smiled as she greeted each by name: “Acorn. Ivy. Bluebell. Honeysuckle.” Her face was lined with great age, but there no sense of weakness in her slender frame. … Continue reading

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