Author Archives: Graeme Shimmin

About Graeme Shimmin

I'm a commercially published novelist, my novel A Kill in the Morning, was published in June 2014 by Random House.

Our Second Anthology is Out Now!

Revolutions 2: More Speculative Short Stories set in Manchester is the second anthology published by Manchester Speculative Fiction Group, following on from 2015’s Revolutions: Speculative Short Stories set in Manchester

Like Revolutions, Revolutions 2 is a collection of science-fiction, fantasy and horror stories with one thing in common – they’re all set in Manchester, England.Revolutions 2: Speculative Short Stories Set in Manchester

Who’s in it?

About half the stories are by members of Manchester Speculative Fiction and half by authors from around the world. There’s a good mix of emerging writers getting a break and established authors, because we chose the stories on merit as the best of hundreds of submissions. The authors are (in alphabetical order):

What are the stories about?

Revolutions 2 features a variety of alternate worlds, extreme graffiti, a date with a Lego figure, overly-literal squids, a plague-carrying kitten, legendary Russian birds, a praying mantis that needs a job, giant bees, a ghost bus, virtual reality, zombies and time travel.

And, of course, there’s Stockport viaduct.

Want to read Revolutions 2?

You can read the first story in Revolutions 2, Wendy V. Mann’s On The Street Where You Live for free here:

Revolutions 2 is available on Amazon US here and Amazon UK here.

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