Category Archives: Writing

Descend – A 200 Word Story

A 200 Word Story written in response to The Daily Post’s prompt of DESCEND. Continue reading

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How You Complete Me – a poem

  When stuttering nerves concuss my life and crippling doubts defeat me, You bring a calm and logical peace, That’s how you complete me. When hesitation halts my growth and apprehension grieves me, Your certainty revives my hope, That’s how … Continue reading

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The Lot of a Nobody – Dave Johnston. A Stellar Book Review

The Stellar Review of Dave Johnston’s new YA novel, The Lot of a Nobody.

Read the review, read the book, laugh out loud – a lot! Continue reading

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Repentant – a 100 Word Story

The look on her face will stay with me always. A combination of miniscule movements transformed her expectant smile to an acerbic, frozen pain and I recognised it instantly. Her eyes flashed a grief so wretched it bore through me. In that … Continue reading

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Have You Entered The Six Word Story Challenge?

  Enter this week’s challenge here! (unless you’re reading this on a Friday then you’ll have to wait until tomorrow when I post the new prompt!)

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The Gift – a Poem

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Friday Funnies For Writers

I don’t usually do this sort of post but since my spirits need a lift today I thought I’d share some writerly funnies with you. Do any of these resonate with you? Each one sounds like me and my life!! Happy … Continue reading

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Twittering Tales Challenge

Can you write a tweet length tale? Try Kay Myrman’s Twittering Tales challenge: My attempt is below. He woke to her unfamiliar face dancing across his memory. He drew her quickly, his charcoal possessed. He would enjoy killing this one.

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17 Blog Challenges To Try In 2017

Blog challenges and daily prompts are a fun and easy way to populate your blog with content and connect with the broader blogging community. There are various challenges, some have begun already and others are yet to come. Here’s a…

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Let’s Celebrate National Poetry Month with a Spot of Bookspine Poetry

To celebrate National Poetry Month, I’d like you all to try your hand at Bookspine Poetry. If you’ve never tried this before, the concept is simple; you delve into your bookshelves (or those of your friends, library, supermarket or local … Continue reading

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