In a town living in the shadow of a buzzing power plant, everything gets drowned out. But while their parents worry about the potential dangers of the plant, the kids in 'Buzzing' deal with the very real, daily dangers of navigating their way through childhood.

This story is part of Spineless Wonders’ new digital platform, Slinkies, a series aimed at publishing and promoting the work of a handful of carefully selected Australian under-30s.

Readers should note this story contains strong language and adult themes.

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    Language: English / Published: 18 October 2016


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    Spineless Wonders

    Spineless Wonders is devoted to short, quality fiction produced by Australian writers. We’re interested in brief fiction in all its forms – short story, novella, sudden fiction and prose poems. We publish all kinds of stories – contemporary realist, black comedy, steam punk, historical, literary, romance, psychological, mystery, crime, futurist, speculative and genres yet to be labelled.

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