Tag Archives: stories

Markets For Writers

I know a lot of you like to write stories, which have a dark thread to them. If you’re nodding your head, and agree, you might like to enter Writing Magazine‘s Dark Tales Competition. Here are some details for you: … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I know that many of you are inspired by a theme so here’s one for you from The Fiction Desk: Houses and homes. Want to know more? Here’s what they have to say: ‘There should be plenty here for short … Continue reading

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Book Or Film?

In my blog post last Friday, I asked you what books you were reading and you had plenty of interesting answers. One thread to come out of the comments was whether you like to see the film of the book, … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to tell me about your favourite RANT! We all have something that annoys us, whether it’s politics, people, work, a song… Whatever your rant, I’d love to know about it. You can even turn it into … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Favourite childhood memories Last week’s theme was favourite indulgences. Here are a few of yours: Keith Channing A king who’d committed transgressions Found indulgences sealed … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

You know how you’re sitting there, staring out the window, when an idea starts to form in your mind? Well, the idea for a new weekly series started to form in mine – an ‘I Challenge You To…’ series. So … Continue reading

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A Teeny Tiny Dash Of Flash

As many of you know, one of my passions is flash fiction. But flash fiction comes in all sorts of sizes, whether it’s 500-words, or even 55-words… DEAD He was dead. Tears poured down her cheeks. How could he leave … Continue reading

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