Creative Writing

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
– Toni Morrison

The Visit

The Visit

The visit from my sister looks like this: Through the door, here she comes. Boots treading mud into the new rug. “It’s dry,” … View Post
NaNoWriMo 2017: Memories from my Future

NaNoWriMo 2017: Memories from my Future

A few years ago I entered a science fiction and fantasy short story competition and won.  It was an incredible feeling to be acknowledged … View Post
British Holiday

British Holiday

Let me tell you how to have a British holiday. It should rain every day. Forget your umbrella though, and leave the car window … View Post
Wednesdays

Wednesdays

Palm comes crashing down onto the table as you thrust your papers into my face. “What is this?” you demand, spitting in your fury, … View Post
Flash Fiction Winner: ‘Game Over’

Flash Fiction Winner: ‘Game Over’

I’m pleased to share the winning entry of August’s Flash Fiction Competition!  The theme this time was ‘Game Over’, and Jess Larter … View Post
The Man at the Station

The Man at the Station

I see your legs bent and broken, and I think: Thank God I can still walk. Thank God I can run, if I wanted … View Post
Little Terrors

Little Terrors

Writing, and rewriting, scenes about monsters seemed like a good idea at the time.  But now, lying in the dark, duvet pulled up past … View Post