Pete Armstrong

stomping in the woods

A writer of short stories, currently writing his first novel.

His style is modern classical.

Occasionally he tries to be funny, although not everyone can spot the difference.

member since 2019.

Story: Thorns
Emulate Hilary Mantel
Story: It is Still Worth ...
Close to Nature
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Pete lives in a leafy suburb in central Sweden. He spends his days in blue jeans looking after children, listening to Bach and writing stories. These stories have been published by Strukturriss, Vernal Equinox, Art Ascent, Globe Soup amongst others. They are usually in a classical style, occasionally returning to the East Coast of Scotland where he grew up. He has also published a book of comic hiking tips and anecdotes. When given time off he hikes through Swedish skog, trying not to bump into moose. Again.
Published and Commended Work
Food Chain, micro, Globe Soup Micro Writing Competition, october 2020
The Ghost Tour, flash, Strands, september 2020
Several stories in Far Flung, the Writers Abroad Anthology.
After the Concert, flash, Art Ascent, Abstract, aug 2020
Even the Darkest Night will End and the Sun will Rise, short novella, exp. autumn 2020
Skog, micro, Globe Soup Micro Writing Competition, winner, june 2020
Pizza Parlour, flash, Art Ascent, Sensuality, june 2020
Beware the Strides of March, book of hiking anecdotes, spring 2020
Water, short story, New Millennium 2020
Richard's T Shirt, flash, Vernal Equinox 2019
Time, short story, New Millennium 2018
My Neighbour, short story, Vernal Equinox 2018

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Who am I?

Pete wrote his first web page by hand in a text editor, before the internet was out of nappies. Times have moved on, but Pete hasn't. This web page was written by hand in a text editor.
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