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Flash Fiction - Product Placement

‘If there is one thing I hate in this world, it is product placement in flash fiction,’ said Daniel, as he drove his brand new Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG with 5.5 litre twin-turbo V8 engine. 8 more words

Flash Fiction

You can't be slut in Islam.

You can’t be a slut in Islam.

That’s right. Premarital sex is a sin, and those who partake in this sort of behaviour are heathens headed for the fiery depths of Islamic hell. 60 more words


1.4 - She Shall Grow

Feeding the mouths of four growing boys and an unnaturally green baby was more than difficult. Mara sighed as she cooked macaroni and cheese for the fifth time that day. 895 more words


My Blood, Moving

Read ‘My Blood, Moving’ by Anna Stewart

He sighed dead loud and rocked back in his chair, trying tae look casual. There were these great yellow sweat patches under his arms and I wanted tae look away, but I smiled tae encourage him coz I knew he was nervous to say something that wasnae very nice tae me. 2,383 more words


How to Come Up With 50 in Under 30 Minutes! (6 min read)

Before you start, some quick rules:

The idea behind this exercise is quantity, not necessarily quality. You might come up with some junk ideas as you race to write them down, but at least you’ll come up with ideas. 1,572 more words


Researching the novel

The last few weeks have been utterly hectic, filled with work, family visits, volunteering shifts, job applications, and bizarrely, an unplanned lead role in a fringe theatre performance. 493 more words



“‪Storytelling is a trinitarian act that unites writer, text and reader in a collage of understanding. Though distinguishable and unequal, the three participants are inseparable and interdependent”

Phyllis Trible, Texts of Terror