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5 Years of Blogging and a Short Story Publication

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According to WordPress I have been blogging for five years. It’s timely to be able to celebrate with the publication of a short story in Ellipsiszine.

An Invisible Force by FC Malby

October 17, 2017 Fiction

The first twin arrived screaming and scrunched, as expected. The doctors, though, were not yet smiling. There was tugging and frozen expressions from the midwife and the surgeon before the second appeared; no sound, no movement. It was whisked away. They had both gone and there hadn’t been time for explanations. Tense murmurings drifted through the air from a side room in the theatre. The air was thick with questions and disinfectant. There had been nothing natural or relaxed about the event. It had been meticulously planned: a home birth with candles and low music, white noise almost. That was until the kicks slowed and she had started to feel feint….

You can read the rest of the story here.

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Author: fcmalby

F.C. Malby is a contributor to Unthology 8 (Unthank Books) and Hearing Voices: The Litro Anthology of New Fiction. Her debut short story collection, My Brother Was a Kangaroo includes award-winning stories, and her debut novel, Take Me to the Castle, won The People's Book Awards. Her short fiction has been published in various literary magazines and journals online and in print. www.fcmalby.com @fcmalby

2 thoughts on “5 Years of Blogging and a Short Story Publication

  1. Congratulations – a great way to celebrate your anniversary!

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