Tag: flash fiction

I see the light!

I think I’ve done it! After a couple of days of fiddling and frowning, I *think* that my newletter sign up function is working…Apologies if you tried and had no success previously. (Please feel very welcome to try again!) Now I’ll rock on with…

Sign up now! Newsletter coming soon…

I have entered a dangerous territory … pop-ups! If you are able to see the pop-up subscribe box on my website, I hope you will consider joining my new project. At the end of each month, I’ll be sending out a newsletter email with…

Newsletter coming soon!

Fabulous news! In 2019, I’ll be starting my very own newsletter – a monthly digest of interviews, book reviews, event notices and flash fiction. Stay tuned for more information! I’ll be looking for contributors too. If you have some short-short fiction that would like…

Writing exercise: back stories

Here’s an exercise that can help you get from an idea to a piece of flash fiction, from flash fiction to short story, and from a short story to a novel (or trilogy!). I am often asked how I got from the short story…

Living on the edge

The older couple wriggled their way through to the front of the crowd. In only a few minutes, the aging rock star of their courting days would pass by in his elevated limo, beaming and waving, flashing the shiny ceramic imposter of his once-famous …

A creation fable

  ‘Are you sure?’ asked the god. ‘Yes. I can’t face another day of ordinary conversation. I want everyone to know how much I am suffering!’ ‘I can’t reverse this process,’ he warned. ‘And I can’t turn back the clock. Just get on with…