The Return

The Return

The Return: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his seventh birthday. Come out here. The sun hasn’t long gone down and the wood is still warm. That smell? It’s a woodfire. Someone is burning something. Hold my hand and…gosh…your hands are so...
Free stuff

Free stuff

How are you all? Keeping well, I hope. Some folks are finding themselves with more free time than normal, some with less (that would be me), but both groups seem to be looking for distractions from what is a fairly difficult period. On twitter, I recently shared the...
The Return

Box

Box: A Tale of Draco The DragonBy Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his sixth birthday. Sit down. No, here on the grass, next to me. Don’t get too close to the cliff edge. We’re in the darkest part of the night and I don’t want you to fall. You’re right. A moonlit night would...
After The Rain OUT NOW!

After The Rain OUT NOW!

  My short story collection is out now from Hanesyn Publishing (full disclosure: that’s my own press). Initially, it’s available to subscribers to my email list (as a gift) and if you feel like getting the latest news, information on new releases and...
The Return

Dragon Star

As promised, having raised more than £500 for SANDS in August, the audio version of Dragonstar is embedded below. Dragon Star is the story I wrote in the week after we lost our son, scribbled in a notebook, sat at my mother-in-laws and trying to chain the grief in the...
The Return

Oubliette

Oubliette: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his fifth birthday. We, a pair of apes, are sitting on a shell of rock, heated by molten metal, spinning round a flaming ball of gas, being flung through the universe at four hundred and ninety thousand...