Author Archives: Esther Chilton

Laughing Along With A Limerick

Here’s your Monday smile – it’s limerick time. Send in your own or here’s a prompt for you – GLUE Here are a few limericks to make you smile this Monday. The prompt was MAD: Keith Channing: They suggested I … Continue reading

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My First Time On A Podcast!

Last week, I was delighted to be interviewed by author, Sacha Black on her podcast, The Rebel Author Podcast. We spoke about how I was her writing tutor when she first started out many moons ago with The Writers Bureau, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post

Last week, I announced the results of my short story competition. To read the wonderful winning story, please click here. It got me thinking about my guest blog post slot I used to have a while ago, featuring stories and … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. Last week, I wanted to know about your SLEEP. This week, I want to know about your EVENING. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word EVENING … Continue reading

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Book Review – Preposterous Tales From The Newbury Short Story Teller

I first became aware of The Newbury Short Story teller, aka Martin Strike, while I was editing my local Cats Protection magazine. His lovely wife wrote a piece about the cat they’d recently adopted from the charity. Martin emailed me … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

I think I’ll have the chocolate croissant rather than the bagel…

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Laughing Along With A Limerick

It’s Monday! Again! It comes round so quickly. It’s also limerick time. Send in your own or here’s a prompt for you – MAD Here are a few limericks to make you smile this Monday. The prompt was SCREECH: Keith … Continue reading

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Writers Bureau Guest Blog Post

I was delighted to be featured as a guest writer on The Writers Bureau’s blog yesterday: It was when one of my students had a reader’s letter published that the idea for my latest book started to take shape. “It’s … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who entered my short story competition. I had some super entries, from a touching one about a mum, to a gripping one about the current pandemic. Then, there were humorous ones that made me laugh out … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. Last week, I wanted to know about your SHOPPING. This week, I want to know about your SLEEP. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word SLEEP … Continue reading

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