In the authors note at the very beginning Nina Allan talks about her journey as a writer, and about the stories that are within the book. She lets you know that the first three are very early stories, and that she has mostly left the stories untouched, except for some minor edits and clean up. The first three stories are definitely different to the rest, they show huge potential and give you a lot less answers than the rest of the stories. They’re ones that leave you wondering just what was going on, and to be honest it wasn’t my favourite. However, where they really shone was to show just how much Allan’s writing has grown and developed over the years.
So, last night I was reading this wonderful short by Josh Malerman, International Bestselling author of Bird Box, and I decided to start another phase of the blog. I am going to start posting short stories from some of my favorite authors throughout the year that I think you should give a read, starting with […]