Month: July 2017

The End

Hi, everyone, what I’m posting here is the first draft of a short story (approx 3000 words) that I’ve been working on. The point of the project that I had set myself was to see if I could portray enough… Read More ›

Writing Flash Fiction

For those who don’t know, Flash fiction or the short-short story as it is also known, is a type of fiction writing that relies on brevity and can be read – or written I suppose – in a flash. Surprisingly, at least… Read More ›

Writing Short Stories

The first thing you should know before you begin to write a short story is: start in the middle! You might well be throwing your hands up in exasperation right now and saying to yourself, ‘well that’s just madness! Why… Read More ›

Even More Confused Words

Procrastination, my oldest nemesis, has set in once again and so in an attempt to motivate myself I’m back with ‘Even More Confused Words‘. They are: Assure, Ensure, Insure Assure: is used when you are trying to make certain of… Read More ›

Writer’s Block

Many of us have struggled our way through writer’s block at one point or another. It is a condition, or rather a state of mind where the brain seems to have decided to stop cooperating and enters a sort of creative shutdown…. Read More ›

Further Writing Tips

Just when you thought that there could not possibly be another single writing tip in the whole of existence left unexplored, I come along and drop another six on you! So here we go with a ‘further’ six writing tips:… Read More ›