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Dan Micklethwaite writes stories in a shed in the north of England. Some of his recent short fiction has featured in PodCastle, Daily Science Fiction, and Ahoy Comics' ASH & THORN #1. His debut novel, THE LESS THAN PERFECT LEGEND OF DONNA CREOSOTE, was published in the UK by Bluemoose Books and shortlisted for The Guardian's Not the Booker Prize. He is currently at work on his second book. In his spare time, he likes bouldering, cooking, and painting.
Published Jan 2, 2021 · 1,299 words (5 minutes) · 213 views
A young data-analyst sees their colleagues' productivity improved by a new gadget, and starts to experience some enhancement as well. But does their new work-ethic come at too high a cost?
Published Oct 18, 2020 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 391 views
The opening chapter of my debut novel, THE LESS THAN PERFECT LEGEND OF DONNA CREOSOTE, published by Bluemoose Books. (http://bluemoosebooks.com/books/less-than-perfect-legend-of-donna-creosote)