Writing: “In Space” in Riptide 15: Breath

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Delighted to have a short story about my (least) favourite activity, breathing, in this gorgeous new issue of Riptide. It’s inspired by Pumzi and Silent Running and my own longings: hence it’s called “In Space.” And it starts…

In the box where it asks ‘Why do you want to work in space?’ you let the cursor flash, heart-hammering, then key in: ‘Because in a hard vacuum I might work out how to breathe.’


Instead, you say something about opportunity.