stories

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 would you… 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 ›

More Confused Words

Hello again everyone! It’s been a rather slow morning, creatively speaking so in hopes of jumpstarting my brain, here are some more of those words which look or sound similar but have entirely different meanings. Whether, Weather Whether: is used… Read More ›

Why I Read

Reading is one of my favourite things to do, particularly if I’ve had an especially stressful day. For me, there is very little that can beat the feeling of climbing into bed at night with a good book and having the… Read More ›