My name is Joanna Sterling and I’m a Collector – my collection of contemporary, vintage and period brooches has been amassed over 30 years. The story collection published here is not quite so old but is just as diverse. There are short stories and flash fiction, my own and ones by other writers. Some are traditional and others more avant-garde. I aim to select stories that intrigue, amuse and maybe provoke. Open up The Casket of Fictional Delights and pick out a story or a brooch.
This wonderful abstract brooch is by the Scottish designer Hazel Thorn. It is made from silver and gilding-metal. Gilding-metal is a high-copper brass alloy made from 95% Copper and 5% Zinc, which are fused together. Firstly, Hazel fuses rods of…
Coming in September a new Short Story by one of our regular contributors Pauline Yates ‘When the Tide Turns' a bittersweet and poignant tale. There will be a podcast version of this story available as well.
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Prefer to listen? - from the beginning The Casket of Fictional Delights has specialised in producing high quality podcasts of short stories and flash fiction compilations. The podcasts are recorded by actors and voiceover artists and produced by a professional studio manager ensuring we maintain a consistent high standard. I’ve chosen three to highlight the variety and quality of work we have to offer - visit our Podcast page for more. I hope you enjoy listening to them.
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