Me Time

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I’ve got a younger colleague who is rather plugged in to all things techie and ITish – and thanks to his urging, I’m now not only twittering, but also looking at doing some links to pdfs of my stories and perhaps a kindle collection down the line (thanks again, Dan!). In the meantime, if any of you are interested, here are some stories of mine already published online.

The Last of the Shower – A quirky and nostalgic punk looks to wake his dead bandmate: HISSAC Highlands and Islands Short Story Association Competition has ‘The Last of the Shower” on their site (which won the2011 Award).

Grapefruit – An over-privileged youth is accused of a sexual misdemeanour. Winner of the Meridian Award.

Ha-Ha A blackly comic story, with a twist. A runner up in the Limnisa/Bluethumbnail Competition:

The Pretender – A tale with a twist and intrigue, which was ‘highly commended’ in the Twisted Stringybark competition. ‘The Pretender’ can be downloaded as part of an anthology:

Thanks for the interest!

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About suehealy

Multi award winning Irish writer/playwright Sue Healy’s work has been supported and developed by the Abbey Theatre, the Peggy Ramsay Foundation, the Heinrich Boll Association and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. Her 2016 play ‘Brazen Strap’ ran at the King’s Head Theatre, funded by Arts Council England. Her work has also shown at the Hackney Attic and Etcetera Theatres in London. Sue’s nine radio dramas have broadcast on BBC Radio 4, WLRfm, KCLR96fm. A UEA Creative Writing MA alumna, she spent eleven years in Budapest, editing Hungary A.M. Presently, she is London-based, researching a PhD on the Royal Court Theatre. Sue is Literary Manager at the Finborough Theatre. View all posts by suehealy

4 responses to “Me Time

  • Michael Graeme

    Hi Sue,
    It was reading one of your earlier posts on the Haiku that got me thinking about Twittering again, and probably unconsciously inspired my last blog entry as well. look forward to reading those stories.
    Regards
    Michae

  • gwendolyn jerris

    I wanted to drop a note to let you know that I’ve mentioned
    you on my blog, nominated you as an inspirational blogger. I realize I’ve never told you, how much I enjoy your posts!

  • gabrielablandy

    These stories sound interesting! Thanks for stopping by my site and following me.

  • Typehype

    I’ve read and enjoyed two of your very good stories, Ha-Ha and The Last of the Shower, from links on previous posts. I just read Grapefruit. What a powerful story. Chilling and very moving. The character’s voice is so vivid. I had trouble locating the link to The Pretender, sorry to say. I hope you have a novel or story collection in progress. I love your writing and hope to read more in the future!

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