Tag Archives: short stories

Flash Fiction Story

As many of you know, I love writing flash fiction. Here’s a new story for you: Escape I stop, tears streaming down my cheeks. Soft whispers caress me, building in sound slowly, the harshness of the words with them. The … Continue reading

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Another Interview

One of my former Writers Bureau students, Alan Dale, asked if he could interview me for his new blog. I was delighted to be asked and to support Alan as he starts on his blogging journey. Here’s a short extract … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post – Featuring Martin Strike

Happy Friday! Have a great weekend everyone. As it’s Friday, it’s time for my guest post. If you’d like to feature as a guest on my blog, please get in touch. I’m looking for stories and non-fiction pieces of up … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post

Last week, I announced that I was bringing back my Guest Blog Post slot. I’m looking for stories and non-fiction pieces of up to 1500 words and poems of up to 40 lines. If you can also send me a … 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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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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Closing Date Today!

A few weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. The closing date is today, so if you’ve written … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Send Your Stories In

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the … Continue reading

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I Still Want Your Stories!

Last week, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the details for you: … Continue reading

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I Want Your Stories!

A few months ago, I ran a writing competition to win a copy of my latest book of short stories, A Walk in the Woods. I had some super entries and so, as it’s coming up to the sixth anniversary … Continue reading

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