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Flash Fiction: 6 Word Stories

No taxidermist loved his daughter more. by Ami Hendrickson.   I can’t think what reminded me of this story this week, but it still makes me smile.

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Flash Fiction Series: System Error

Part 3 of my flash fiction series. This is System Error.

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Flash Fiction Series: Crimson Sky

The second part of my flash fiction series. This week it’s Crimson Sky.  

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Flash fiction series: Why?

It’s time for some horror, with some terrifying microfiction.

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Short story competitions. Early 2016 edition.

Short story competitions for early 2016.

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Finding Life Interesting

Finding life interesting. It must surely be a pre-requisite of a writer? I’ve been growing ever more convinced of this the deeper I delved into medical journals this week in researching for this rather delightful looking short story competition being

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Lexigraph: How Words Are Great

Words. I rather like them. They’re a constant source of delight. And the way we interact with them in the world around us ranges from the sniggers brought forth by hilariously bad letter spacing to the downright puntastic fantastic of

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What I’m Writing : June.

It’s been a busy month at Turner Towers.  Partly I’ve been working on awesome alliterated names to refer to my flat in attempt to make it sound cooler, and partly I’ve been working on actual work. So with little time

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The Patron : the final chapter.

It’s with a hefty dose of shame I realise it’s been a whole year since i posted the most recent, and indeed penultimate episode, of The Patron.  Our hero was in dire straits when last we met!  So the tension

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A tour of the City of Literature

Ahh Edinburgh, yon fair city of foul winds and fine words. Let us hope your winds be still. But your words are always stirring! Well the wind doesn’t really sit still very often either. And so it seems a fine

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