At risk of labouring, I realise I gave no introductory blurb to The Angel in the Park. It just is there. Whack. So, belatedly . . .
When I first wrote Angel in the Park it was as the first chapter of an intended full length fiction ‘An Angel in the Wings’, based on some of the more skatty moments of my career in theatre management. However, by the third chapter I realised I hadn’t much of a story. Yet I liked that initial meeting of the lonely protagonist (Bill, by the way, is a cuddly toy, and the village of Farnaby is a Sims game) with the angel who is more than he appears to be. So I tweaked the first chapter, and lo! It is now a short story. However, I don’t know how well it works since I don’t usually read short stories, and am not so familiar with their structure.
In like form, I’m currently tweaking an excerpt from another MS (shouldn’t that be TS these days? Type-script) which also features an angel. This, however, has a Medieval setting. It will appear as posting in due course.