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Long Story Short …

I’m back … again. It’s been a heck of a year. Long story short: I’ve had severe depression and anxiety and at the start of this year, I spent nearly six weeks in hospital because of it. I’m a lot … Continue reading

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The #1000words #FlashFiction #Flashcomp: November 2014

Greetings, flash-fictioneers! It’s been ages since we held a #flashcomp, so we thought it was high time we rectified the situation, and as Jack Frost has once again started nipping at our noses, we’ve picked a wintry picture to inspire … Continue reading

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Outliers and Misfits: Image Credits

To promote my Ether Books #FlashFortnight stories, I have created promotional posters using pictures that have been released under Creative Commons licenses. Below you’ll find the images and the details required by the licenses. I’ll add each day’s as I … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Flashdogs – An Anthology

Coming Soon: FlashDogs – An Anthology, featuring not one, but two short stories by yours truly. Stay tuned for launch details by following the pack on Twitter. All proceeds from the sale of the anthology will be donated to The … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays

I learned several years ago that there is no point in me trying to write stories when the kids are home for the holidays. The constant threat of interruption that comes with having two little people hurtling around the house … Continue reading

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A #Flashfiction Contest at Paperswans

This week, I have a flash-fiction up for public vote in the latest Paperswans contest. The requirements were to write a 160 words (max) story, inspired by the image to the left. The entries are displayed anonymously, so I’m guessing … Continue reading

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1000words: A #flashfiction #flashcomp

If you like taking part in flash-fiction competitions, head on over to 1000words and check out the latest contest: Word limit: 200 words Deadline: 5pm BST Sunday 27th July 2014

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#8DaysofEther: The Results Are In

And so, the results of the 8 Days of Ether contest are in …   Most Downloads Karla Mouncey-Jaggers – 183 downloads Day 1: Adventure Lindsay Fisher – An Adventure And Some In Old Man Tucker’s Backyard Day 2: Hats … Continue reading

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#8DaysofEther: My #FlashFiction Favourites

I keep writing about how the 8 Days of Ether contest introduced me to a bunch of  talented writers who I’d never read before, so I thought I’d share some of their stories with you. I did think about picking … Continue reading

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#8DaysofEther: What I’ve Learned

Well, the 8 Days of Ether contest is finally over! With eight stories written (or rewritten) and submitted (one a day, for eight days) followed by eight days of reading and reviewing each day’s entries and promoting my own, it’s … Continue reading

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