Short Stories and Tall Tales

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Come and spend some time in the company of some great writers and artists/illustrators, not least yours-truly. Buried within the beauty of this volume are my short stories “Checkmate” and “The Queen, Her Soldier, His Lover and Her Teacher”.

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“No, not like that, son,” said the man to the boy sitting opposite; “That one’s a Knight. It doesn’t move like that. Knights move like this,” and showed the boy how a Knight moved by picking up a white horse figure and counting ahead three of the squares etched into the table before a ninety degree turn “to the left or right. Okay?” The boy nodded and replaced his black horse a mask of deflation and defeat covering his face like chocolate spread. A stranger sitting across the aisle from the pair folded his paper and placed on the table in front of him, and looked at the boy.

“You…

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About malekmontag

I am a writer and a wage-slave, and proud father of George Giraffe. I live in the UK, but I exist everywhere. My first stories were published this year (2016) in Short Stories and Tall Tales (Atla Publishing). Follow me on Twitter @Malek_Montag15. My Work is also available on Niume.com.
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