FantasyCon (By The Sea)

I will be attending FantasyCon By The Sea, in Scarborough, from Friday, 23rd September until Sunday, 25th September. I’ll be reading on Sunday 25th, at 10am (along with Bill Webb) in the cocktail bar of the Grand Hotel – I haven’t decided what to read yet but it’s likely to […]


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Never-day Echo

Never-day Echo By Neil Beynon Words hide in the witching hour. Rainbows sleep, Stars gone far away. Footsteps echo on empty streets To locked gates of a never-day. Trains roar against the dawn As the jukebox plays 3AM. The glass is full of yellow-brick road. The bone moon hides its […]


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Spiders

Spiders: A Tale of Draco the Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his third birthday. There are more worlds out there than there are grains of sand in this one. From dead rocks spinning in the dark with the fumbling fingers of flame from their distant stars trying to […]


Now you should be 3. 1

 ‎Mawgan Porth, Cornwall 23rd April 2016 Dear Ziggy, Happy birthday cariad. You should have been three today. I would give almost anything to have you here. You know where that line is drawn but still – there is a most peculiar kind of sensation whenever I think about the decisions […]

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April Screams.

Hello April…

It’s that time of year again. There’s the possibility of new dragon content.


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Stars in dust

I saw them once – the dragon and the witch. They were out on the moors when the star fell from the sky. I was smaller then. Or perhaps the world was larger? While the others were asleep, I wandered through the ashes and the dust. I saw the flash […]


Missed

Missed By Neil Beynon They stood upon the rooftop, looking down below. “What are they so frightened of?” asked the one in the crushed velvet, purple three piece and brass watch chain. “The laughter,” replied the one in black leather and diamond nose stud. “And the words. And the pictures.” […]


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And the wheel turns…

2015 has started to wrap its arms around the world. It’s already New Year where one of my sisters lives and the obligatory end of year posts have started to arc up into the virtual ether. Looking back at what I said this time last year, aside from being very […]