Category Archives: writing out loud

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 … Continue reading

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Blinking In the Sunlight

A year ago, almost to the day, I pretty much disappeared from the web. I hid my blog; I deleted my Twitter account, and I closed 1000words. The reason? One of my children became unwell, and I knew that I … Continue reading

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#AmWriting #AmReading News – February 2015

It’s almost the end of February and therefore time for another reading and writing round-up. This time of year seems to fly by, which is not a bad thing as I’m not a fan of Winter. I do like the … Continue reading

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Ether Books FlashFortnight Challenge: The Results

I had a bit of good writing news today. The results of the Ether Books FlashFortnight Contest were announced and it turns out I was a winner! I won both parts: most downloads and best promotional poster. To say I’m … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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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