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Short Story Competitions: Summer 2017

Summer is here. I’ve got salty palm prints on my laptop to prove it. Given I live in Scotland, it’s probably only due to last a few days, thank goodness. Sunshine might make it harder to discipline myself towards writing,

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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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What I’m Writing: October

It’s been far too long without an update. A busy year means it’s not only my blog that has suffered, but my writing more widely. Time to change that. Here’s what’s brewing for the future.

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What I’m writing: end of the year edition!

Christmas is coming. Not in a menacing way like winter, but in a frivolous and exciting array of shiny decorations and delightful chocolate discounts. Honestly the whole season is worth it for chocolate oranges. Oh and this year, the small

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A Writers Life : Rejection

Rejection. Such a difficult thing. As I sit and ponder the end of a long wait, having had a story short listed only to find out that I missed out, I can’t hep but consider this beast that stalks me

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