As many of you know, I am currently working on my first ever novel, and it took me many years to actually put pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, and actually get on with doing what I had always dreamed of. However, I soon realised that it wasn't as easy as just sitting down … Continue reading Ed Banbury-How did he come to life?
When I began my blog one of the first thing that I was faced with was should I create a niche? The idea of a beauty blog really appealed to me but I worried that I would run out of ideas just writing about one topic and I was so full of ideas which ranged … Continue reading Creating a Blogging Niche, Do I or Don’t I?
It's not easy to carry around a secret, especially when it's not yours to tell. If it had been mine and I'd have let it slip, that would've been my own problem to solve, my own mess to clean up, my own fault. It was my fault but the mess that I had subsequently created … Continue reading Another Creative Short
As you may have seen yesterday, I posted another of my creative writing short stories, which I often use prompts that I find online to inspire. I have always found these very helpful so I thought I would create a few for you guys. If you decide to use them, I would absolutely love to … Continue reading Creative Writing Prompts
I often use writing prompts to create short stories in order to get my creative juices flowing, I recently wrote one which I was particularly proud of and I would like to share it with you. I am thinking about using it to create a full story once I have finished my current book. Which … Continue reading Creative Writing Short
The room was lit by flames torches and there was a chill in the air. The young woman warrior sat alone contemplating the journey she was about to go on. If only her father had survived the last battle she would still be with her sister, her sister needed her. But she had no other … Continue reading Flash fiction challenge-preparing for war
With Halloween on the way I thought I would share one of my horror micro stories. I would love to hear yours too! It snarled and thick saliva dripped from its thing curled lips. The jagged sharp teeth sat like razor blades in its rancid mouth, hot, putrid breath filtering out with each raspy exhale. … Continue reading The Creature. A micro story
My sister was named after her but I could never really understand why. My mother rarely spoke of her but when she did, nothing but berating words left her lips. I don't think she like my grandmother but she certainly respected her. Or was it fear? My father, on the other hand couldn't praise her … Continue reading Grandma
It's amazing how quiet the world can be when you're the only one remaining in it. It's an eerie silence when not even the birds sing in the trees and the sound of the wind is a lot more prominent without the music of life whispering through it. One expects to hear a car or … Continue reading One left standing. A micro story.
One of the reasons that I started this blog was because I love to write. Another thing I like to do in my mommy free time. So I thought I would share with you the first chapter of a story I have been working on. Would love your feedback. Here goes..... 1987 He could hear … Continue reading A Lesson In Dreams-Sneak Preview