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Come With Me: 'What kind of fantasy world I had been taken to'

I awoke the following morning to find Lucy sitting near the edge of the cliff just staring down at the remains of her city. Casting a glance towards James I saw he was asleep. 730 more words


That Killer First Page - Submitting to Competitions and Journals

 That Killer First Page – Submitting to Competitions and Journals

Crescent Arts Centre

2-4 University Street

Belfast BT7 1NH

August 5th. 10am-1pm

Tickets: here

This year Paul is judging: 571 more words

Short Fiction

The problems with Prequels and short story writing

I have taken a break from novel writing. I wrote a prequel to my YA Dystopian/Sci-fi/Action Adventure series – The Song of Forgetfulness – a few months ago, and to be honest, it was more difficult than writing the first two. 660 more words


The bracelet

Written by: Shanthiamyatang

Knock knock knock…

I turned my face to right side, following the sound. There stood a young girl who was about 12 years old. 456 more words


The Long and Short Of It

I write. Have done for as long as I can remember, but this last year the second draft of my novel (or as it likes to taunt: double-dare you to finish me, mofo!), has monopolised my time. 640 more words



Rushing. I’m late. Feeling sick with nerves and hunger I can’t remember for the life of me the room number I am supposed to be going to. 646 more words


Newly Found Short Work (Written in 1950) by Celebrated Author Ruth Sidransky


By Ruth Sidransky

I don’t remember whether I was eight or nine or ten. I might have been twelve, probably ten. I do remember that we lived in Brooklyn somewhere near the waterfront, so near that water rats were not an uncommon part of my childhood. 1,715 more words