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The Dreamer and The Phoenix

I’ve been experimenting with a few different writing styles over the last couple of months – a direct result of the MA course I’m on. Normally, I don’t truck with writing down dreams, but this one forced me out of bed and down the stairs to write it. 659 more words


A new favourite resource

I was cruising around LitReactor last night and happened upon a thread asking about Short Story Writing Resources. There was some discussion of Richard Thomas’ … 79 more words


Kat and Edward at Christmas

When Silk for the Feed Dog was published in September 2013, I breathed a huge sigh of relief. There was the obvious reason: I was setting it free to be read and hopefully enjoyed––or to be ignored or, God forbid, hated––but at least it was getting an opportunity to go off and make something of itself. 596 more words

Silk For The Feed Dogs

Nanowrimo Journal 4 - Mommy, it's over

So, Nanowrimo is over. For some it’s a relief and for others, it’s a sad goodbye to a month of intense yet fun writing and get-togethers. 1,194 more words



To all those concerned,

The diary entries dating from 14th June to  20th August 2026 have yet to be located.

My team and I have spent three weeks thoroughly combing through all files recovered from… 192 more words



All it takes is a cursory thought or a similar breeze, a similar face, a similar smell, and it’s like I’m right back there, reliving the experience all over again. 84 more words

Creative Writing

Writer's Block & How to Get Past It

Possibly the most frustrating part of the writing process (coming in just above an empty fridge and no fresh pyjamas), is writer’s block; something that plagues many writers in their literary ventures. 645 more words

Creative Writing