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The World in a Flash by Calum Kerr Welcome to the website for Calum Kerr: writer, Director of National Flash-Fiction Day, Managing Editor of Gumbo Press, freelance editor and academic.

My 'how to write flash-fiction' book The World in a Flash is now available from Amazon.

Go here for details of my 2014 flash-fiction collections: Apocalypse, The Audacious Adventuress, The Grandmaster and Lunch Hour.

Lost Property was released by Cinder House on 22nd June 2013. You can buy it online here.

Braking Distance was released by Salt Publishing in April 2012. You can buy it online here.

And 31 is now available to buy on Kindle.

A selection of December's flash365 stories were broadcast on iPM on Radio 4 on Christmas Eve 2011 and you can still listen to them here.

This site contains information on my publications, and my work with Gumbo Press National Flash-Fiction Day. I also provide a range of literary services including online writing courses, editing and typesetting services, mentoring, and bespoke story-writing. Follow the links on the left for more information.

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This site also provides access to my hypertext version of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novella, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde which is entitled : The Multiple Perspectives of Jekyll and Hyde. I am available to talk to courses - both creative writing and computer based - about this project.

Calum Kerr I am available for readings, writing, editing, teaching, seminars and master-classes. You can contact me at the address below for any of these.

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