Author Archives: Paul Carroll

About Paul Carroll

Paul Carroll is a writer, born, raised and still living in Dublin. By day he's a student and bookseller, by night he writes fiction and uses social media.

The Spoon-fed Spirit | Flash Fiction

Magical objects were, at one point in history, all the rage. It didn’t matter very much how they came to be magical, whether it was through ensorelement or enslavery. Not all wizards – this being a very male dominated industry at … Continue reading

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Blood Bounty | Comic

Featured in Life & Death from Limit Break Comics, the new comics label I set up with Gareth Luby and Gary Moloney, I bring you: Blood Bounty. Art – including watercolours – by the amazing Clare Foley. Four pages – enjoy!

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The Blackened Witch | Flash Fiction

There was a common misconception about witches that Amanda was sick and tired of hearing: green skin, wicked to the core, covered in boils, and wholly unattractive. She liked to think of herself as being somewhat pretty, even if she … Continue reading

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Frankie Joins Twitter

Last July, the world was introduced to Frankie: a murder kitty with an arsenal too big to carry and a cheat sheet of cat puns for every occasion. (Okay, the cheat sheet is mine…) We started with How to Live With … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Writing

As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, I thought I’d address that most clichéd of subject: mental health and writing.   First, some myths: Depression makes you more creative. Depression is a normal part about being a writer. Writing is a … Continue reading

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Dream Believer | Flash Fiction

The expression ‘Dream come true’ was never meant to be taken literally. Aspirations, desires, longings and other assorted synonyms, sure; the whole world could agree that those sorts of things can happen, eventually or suddenly, with anywhere between a lot … Continue reading

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The Protector (Invasion, Part Three) | Flash Fiction

What began as a group of five was down to but one, scared, disciple. Cian watched as Taranis, still half-naked from the waist up, and Esus, inhabiting a female Garda, communed quietly, eyes closed, hands linked. The Thunderer and the … Continue reading

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