Earlier this month I was very pleased to have a story published at the Mechanics’ Institute Review’s online home, MIROnline. I started out intending it to be a funny story, but evidently I have deep-seated feelings about children’s parties, and it rapidly turned dark! You can read Piñata here.
This is the second time I’ve had a piece of short fiction published at MIROnline (you can read the first – Inches Apart – here) and something that sets them apart from many other online publishers is that you are invited to work on your story with a copy editor before publication, which can really help polish up your story, whatever stage you are at with your writing.
MIROnline have just reopened submissions (deadline 27th April), this time for MIRLive, a spoken word event in London on 14th May – if you’d like to send a story their way, all the details are here: