#8DaysofEther #FlashFiction 5: Throwing Rocks

*Cue Big Brother Voiceover Man* Day 5 in the ‘8 Days of Ether’ contest and Natalie is telling her twitter-mates about her latest flash-fiction. They’ve been tolerant so far, but will another day of pestering push the twitter-sphere over the edge? Will Natalie find herself up for eviction, or at least on the receiving end […]

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#8DaysofEther #FlashFiction: A Pit Stop

It’s Day 4 of the reading phase in the ‘8 Days of Ether’ contest, which means we’re HALF WAY through, an appropriate point, perhaps, to take a pit stop and think about the competition so far … The submission phase was hard work, but ultimately rewarding. There’s nothing like a deadline to focus the creative […]

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#8DaysofEther #FlashFiction 3: Ballerina Dreams

And so we’re onto Day 3 of the reading phase of the ‘8 Days of Ether’ contest, and today’s flash-fiction is called Ballerina Dreams. (If you don’t know what I’m talking about feel free to read this.) I didn’t write Ballerina Dreams specifically for this contest. I actually wrote it about a month ago after […]

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#8DaysofEther #FlashFiction 2: A Great Release

Hello! Today, I’m blogging about my second story in the Etherbooks ‘8 Days of Ether’ contest. This is one of my ‘written from scratch’ entries and is probably the one I’m least confident about. But don’t let that stop you from downloading it! Please have a read and let me know what you think. It’s […]

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#8DaysofEther #FlashFiction 1: Lasso

Today, I’m blogging about the first of my entries into the ‘8 Days of Ether’ flash-fiction contest. It’s called Lasso, and is now available to download to your smartphone or tablet via the Etherbooks app. But before you do that (You are going to do that, aren’t you?!) here’s a little bit about how the […]

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#8DaysofEther Done and Dusted!

“Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” Gene Fowler. Substitute ‘an empty Word document’ for ‘a blank sheet of paper’ and you’ll have summarised my writing experience over the last eight days. I’m not sure how I ended up […]

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Flash-Fiction News

Oops! It’s been a while since I blogged, but never mind, I’m blogging now with a few bits of writing news … Firstly, I’m really pleased that my flash-fiction “Ballerina Dreams” is going to appear in the Flashflood on National Flash-Fiction Day. It should pop up around 2pm on the 21st, so if you’re interested, […]

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