Our anthology, Pick and Mix, was launched in November and has been selling well. For those who haven’t read it yet, we will be posting short tasters here, to give you a flavour of what’s inside.
The first is from a short story called ‘An Anticipation of Sunshine’ by Ange Grunsell:
‘Marcia has wanted to make this journey as long as she can remember. Lately the needling sense that home and belonging is elsewhere, has become a demanding monologue in her head, something she must do something about whatever the consequences might be. But now she is organised to do it, she alternates between energy for making all the practical arrangements at the same time as finding them unreal. She can’t explain the sense of somehow playing at making plans as she collects all her on-line data and photos on memory sticks. Ensuring she has all her documents, she keeps parallel lists of key numbers and stashes these in the sock drawer too. The university course offer is there also. This is no fortnight in the sun …’
Pick and Mix is available from various outlets in Hay-on-Wye and also from Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pick-Mix-Assortment-Writers-Circle/product-reviews/0993256422