Tag Archives: short stories

Guest Writer Spot

I hope your 2022 is going well so far. Here’s my first Guest Writer of the year. It’s Murray Clarke with a New Year story. THE HAIR OF THE DOG By Murray Clarke William, looking decidedly worse for wear, lurched … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

I’m also back with my five-word story challenge. Another big thank you to Lance Greenfield for looking after my challenges over the last few months. My word for this week is: POST So can you tell a story in five-words, … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

The Fridays are whizzing by; I can’t believe it’ll be Christmas Eve next week! This Friday, I’d like to welcome Helen Johnston as my Guest Writer. She’s written a super short story for us. Autumn By Helen Johnston Autumn blew … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot – @RituBhathal

How’s your week been? I’m sure it’s been hectic, if it’s been anything like mine. Well, it’s time for my Guest Writer Spot, so sit back and enjoy an entertaining story from the lovely Ritu Bhathal. Where do the Colours … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

I’ll be back with my short story challenge soon. In the meantime, Lance Greenfield is holding my Monday and Thursday challenges if you’d like to take part. You’ll find him at https://lancegreenfield.wordpress.com/ I also promised I’d publish all your wonderful … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and your new five-word challenge is here. As I’m going to be out of action after my surgery, here are three prompts to keep you going. I’ll publish all your stories when I’m recovered and back blogging. Prompts: … Continue reading

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Fairies Part Three

For part one, click here For part two, click here The knife came from nowhere. Eleanor hadn’t seen it before. All she saw was a shimmer of silver and then there was a sea of scarlet. Her mummy didn’t even … Continue reading

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Fairies Part Two

For part one, click here I am shaking with sobs now. I know the answer. I know the things Eleanor has seen. Things a seven-year-old shouldn’t see, shouldn’t ever know anything about. And I could do nothing about it. I … Continue reading

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Fairies Part One

She’s seeing things again. My dear, sweet, Eleanor. I watch her and yearn to reach out my hand and stroke her long, brown hair, to tuck it back behind her ears. The tiny girl turns. She knows I am watching. … Continue reading

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The Fairy At The Bottom Of The Garden Part Three

For part one, click here For part two, click here “Well, I was a dab hand at making models when I was a lad and remember when times were hard and I crafted all those toys for Colin? I’m sure … Continue reading

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