George maintains a keen interest in fiction, both as a writer and a reader. He is particularly keen on character-driven fiction which explores the relationships between ordinary people, and admires writing with a strong sense of place. His favourite writers include Cormac McCarthy, Sylvia Plath, and Jon McGregor. In terms of short fiction, he is a great admirer of Shirley Jackson, J.G. Ballard, and Vladimir Nabokov.
George is currently seeking a publisher for his first novel. He is also a writer of short fiction and is working towards putting together a collection for publication.
One of George’s stories, Holding Out, was recently published by The Literary Platform. You can read this story here.
Another story, One Of The Guys, was published by Reflex Press as part of their quarterly flash-fiction competition. You can read this story here.
The story Chronic was also published by Reflex Press as a longlisted entry to the Autumn 2021 flash fiction competition. You can read this story here.