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The End Part Two

For part one, click here. Granny stared at the dials on her silver watch. Tick tock, another minute passed. It had been five hours and still no news. They jumped together, shoulders wrenching back and screams catching in their throats. … Continue reading

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The End Part One

His mummy was dying. He stared at her face, usually so beautiful and serene now sweat-soaked and puckered as the pain finally claimed her. ‘Mummy, don’t leave me, Mummy!’ he said, his voice trembling with sobs. ‘Craig,’ she reached out, … Continue reading

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Diary of A Divorced Son Part Three

For part one, click here For part two, click here 8th September I didn’t go to school today. I told Mum I’d been throwing up all night. It was true, but it wasn’t because I was ill. Mum went off … Continue reading

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Diary Of A Divorced Son Part Two

For part one, click here. 6th September Dad came to see me today and he was on his own. He tried to act all pally, giving me a pat on the back and ruffling my hair. He shoved an ‘HMV’ … Continue reading

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Diary Of A Divorced Son Part One

3rd September Mum and Dad’s divorce came through today. Mum danced round the breakfast table singing, ‘I’m gonna get that man right out of my hair.’ She looked like a witch with her hair stuck up and a grin Tony … Continue reading

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Daffodils Part Three

For part one, please click here. For part two, please click here. I went blank after that. I couldn’t think, speak, move or function in any way. I didn’t want to either. I wanted to die too. I didn’t want … Continue reading

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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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