Pushing forward


Thank you so much to those who commented and messaged me about my last post. It's great to know you're still happy to read my witterings 🙂 Having completed the plan I mentioned in that post, I was quite daunted by a year's worth of empty spaces. But already I have most of January filled, …

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Happy New(ish) Year


I have emerged from my biannual "why do I bother writing? what's the point? yada yada" phase, set for another year of scribbling. I'm in the process of making a plan for the year. Dividing the year in to four quarters with a the intention *coughs* of working on one major project each quarter, with …

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NaNoWriMo Time!


It's November! So as well as premature Christmas ads and dark evenings, it's also time for 50,000 words in 30 days. I haven't always 'won' NaNoWriMo (by winning I mean hit the word count), but it has given me some great raw material. Two of the books I've self published, my novel Gorse Lodge, and …

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Light in the Darkness by Liz Carter part 2


It's great to have Liz Carter back today. If you didn't read yesterday's post, you really should. Liz's honesty and openness is such a blessing. Here she is with the second part of her post on Light and Dark. It's good to be back 🙂 I finished yesterday, by saying, the more I dig into …

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Light in the Darkness by Liz Carter part 1


Continuing the theme of Light and Dark, I am delighted to welcome Liz Carter to the blog. She will be sharing today and tomorrow, and we'll hear about her new book, Treasure in Dark Places: Stories and poems of hope in the hurting. So, over to Liz... With the clocks going back and the winter …

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Coming to the end of NFFD


Well I hope you've enjoyed the mix of flash fiction on here today. It's one of my fave writing days of the year, and though I spend a lot of time on longer projects these days, I do love a short and snappy story. So the final offering for today, comes from me and it's …

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Some bubbly Flash Fiction from @hortonious101


Please join me in welcoming back Martin Horton to the blog, with a bubbly contribution to Flash Fiction Day. Don't forget, if you'd like to catch up more of with Martin's writing, you can visit his blog Hortonious101. Or follow him on Twitter @Hortonious101   Lost in Lather by Martin Horton I knew there was …

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Flash Fiction, with some truth in it, by @georgietennan2


Georgie is back! This time with a tale of how a Sunday can go gloriously wrong... 🙂 Don't forget to catch up with her on her blog, and follow her on Twitter @georgietenna2     Not the Smoothest of Sundays by Georgina Tennant It had been the kind of Sunday that made me want to …

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Tsunami – flash fiction by @lindy_greaves


Our next #flashfiction offering is from Lindy Greaves. You can find Lindy on Instagram and Twitter @lindy_greaves and just search her name in Facebook and she's top of the list 🙂   Tsunami by Lindy Greaves I cling on though the water is rising. My girls are with me. Tharushi and Kalpani shuddering against the …

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More from me on this fine National Flash Fiction Day


Here's another flash fiction piece from me. This one comes from my second collection of short stories, called A Sense of the Sea and other stories Hope you're enjoying the flash fiction today. Please let me know what you're reading and writing today that's flash-y 🙂   Finished by Annmarie Miles “Why don’t you drink …

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