All posts by Dan Lester

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A New Record

I got a Gameboy when they first came out. It was the size of a brick and in monochrome, unlike the full colour Atari Lynx which came out at the same time, but it had Tetris and Super Mario Land, which automatically made it the

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Eaten Alive, And Not For The First Time

I own two books about pirates. They sit on a shelf next to books about Jewish Gangsters, history books, biographies of Sigmund Freud and Orson Welles and a book about life in North Korea. I call this shelf my research library, as all the books

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The room was large and sparsely decorated, brown walls with peeling paint and safety posters. On a TV in the corner Ted DiBiase was doing a pre-bout interview, expressing doubt about his ability to defeat the Junkyard Dog. Anderson glanced over at it, then looked

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The Smallest World In The Library

It’s fun to visit but also frustrating. The thickness of the gloves can make it hard to turn the pages, and the visor of my helmet often fogs up. making it hard to read. I wish I could take the suit off but it wouldn’t

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Parked Car

Parker parked the car, then looked over at Parkhurst, who was holding a parakeet. “Nice parking, Parker,” said Parkhurst. Parker grunted and stepped out of the parked car. He looked around the car park. It was at the north end of town, to the west

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Editorial Feedback

Robert, just a quick note to let you know I finished reading the first draft last night. I don’t have time for a detailed critique yet, so these are just a few quick observations. Overall it’s a good piece- you really manage to convey your