Trent Jamieson

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Trent Jamieson is an award-winning novelist and short story writer. Orbit published his Death Works novels, which were about love, the city of Brisbane*, and the business of death. Angry Robot published the Nightbound Land Series which is sort of cli-fi, sort of steamclunk**, sort of space opera. Text published Day Boy; it’s country towns, vampires, and bildungsroman. This is the back catalogue (in mostly chronological order) and some new ones, and a bit of mostly useless writing advice, and some how-these-stories-beganisms. He has just had a baby daughter! Who knows how often he’ll put stories down here! His website is at *It’s a city in Australia. **yes, clunk.

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The Sea, The Sea

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 3,125 words (12 minutes) · 48 views

Fantasy Horror Vampires The Sea Day Boy Deleted Scene

This is a chapter cut (with good reason) from Day Boy, and one that I have always liked, and often find myself thinking about. My early drafts are such meandering things, and this is a bit of that meander, but I like the way it winds itself into the sea.


Small Change

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,578 words (10 minutes) · 37 views

Fantasy Charon Sorta Portal

I found the door on the third day after we moved into the new house, and the eighth day of the summer holidays. The door was behind a big empty bookcase which, if things had been normal to begin with, Mum and Dad would have filled straight away. But they weren't.


Looking Back

Published Nov 1, 2018 · 1,465 words (6 minutes) · 116 views



Sisyphus Drinking

Published Nov 1, 2018 · 1,119 words (5 minutes) · 121 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Strange


Day Boy

Published Oct 23, 2018 · 2,617 words (10 minutes) · 116 views



Published Oct 15, 2018 · 3,424 words (13 minutes) · 144 views




Published Oct 15, 2018 · 3,957 words (15 minutes) · 149 views



The Cheque - A True Story

Published Oct 13, 2018 · 2,011 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 326 views



Hardeen Reflects on the Dark Arts and His Wife

Published Oct 6, 2018 · 2,158 words (8 minutes) · 114 views


TAR Baby

Published Oct 6, 2018 · 3,555 words (13 minutes) · 131 views