Writing Out Loud: Incowrimo 2018

It’s almost the end of February, which means it’s almost the end of International Correspondence Writing Month. I signed up to do InCoWriMo on the spur of the moment – which is pretty much how I sign up to every challenge – and I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to complete it, but I […]

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#WritingNews: Publication in Spelk

This evening, I was dead chuffed to receive an email from Spelk, letting me know that the flash-fiction I sent them (The Last Mug) will appear on their site on the 19th of February 2015. Spelk is a new flash-fiction presence on the web which aims to post a new story (~500 words) every week, […]

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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 you. Find out more at 1000words … Deadline: 10pm GMT Saturday 29th November. Results announced: […]

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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 publish each new poster. I used Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 to crop and resize the […]

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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 International Board on Books for Young People.

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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 I’m not supposed to tell you which one’s mine, but I’d be grateful if you’d […]

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