matthew roy davey

Flash fiction, poetry, short stories…

Last Laugh


Last Laugh – in – Other Bother

An artist doing a dump on a beach…

tolouse lautrec

(Toulouse-Lautrec if you didn’t happen to recognise the arse), an apposite introduction for a new story – Light red over black – in Other Bother which is, as always, accessible on the toolbar at the top.

Opinions sought

curse of terror hall cover

I am keen to change the execrable title of my YA novel currently selling on amazon under the title ‘The curse of Terror Hall’.  At present I have two alternate titles and would appreciate any feedback people are prepared to give, or alternative suggestions.  The plot involves two boys visiting a horror based theme park set in the grounds of a stately home.  An ancient curse is linked to the drowning of a village to create an artificial lake in the 18th century.  The options so far are:

  1. Dead Water Curse
  2. Dead Water

Incident at Brixton

may peace

A new story in ‘Other bother’ – see tool bar above.  London bombing – 1999.

New story in My humiliations: August 31


See toolbar above.

New page – other bother…


Running short of material for My humiliations – it only goes up if it’s published or not likely to be… – I’ve created a new page for stuff that doesn’t fit in.  See tool bar above.  I’ll be adding to this page weekly for a bit while My humiliations is on hiatus.

Reflex Long-list


My short story ‘Light from above’ has been long-listed for the Reflex flash fiction competition.

Image – Meg Vaughn – red box



New story in My Humiliations

The Curse of Terror Hall – sample chapters

curse of terror hall cover

The first five chapters – see link on tool bar above

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