Fiction Bitch

Teleread has a short bit about the Fiction Bitch, an author who will critique your purply prose in no uncertain terms (I wonder what this sentence would net me) out of hatred for bad and mediocre writing. When I was about twenty I had a pen friend who was nuts about so-called ‘student’ magazine Propria … Read More


A family of four returns from its prematurely interrupted ride through the polder and bikes straight into the bustling market. The mother leads and the father closes. They are all wearing brightly coloured rain gear, with the hoods drawn closely over their heads, making them look like mutant smurfs. The rain is going rat-tat-tat on … Read More