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

August’s Flash Fiction Theme

August’s Flash Fiction Theme

The Flash Fiction Competition is back!  After a long hiatus, the rules have changed slightly – the competition now runs just three times a year&… View Post
The Evening of Experimental Writing Prompts: Story Cubes

The Evening of Experimental Writing Prompts: Story Cubes

Years ago, my sister was gifted two boxes of Story Cubes, and I’ve only just managed to “borrow” (steal) them for playing with.  … View Post
One Word

One Word

Don’t think.  Just write. I stumbled upon this great little writing prompt website the other day.  It is a fun way of warming … View Post
Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are

On the eleventh day of Bookmas… Those who have seen my shelves at home will know that I love keeping journals.  I kept a … View Post
Flash Fiction Winner: ‘The Gift’

Flash Fiction Winner: ‘The Gift’

December’s winner of the Flash Fiction Competition is Nicky – congratulations!  Her interpretation of December’s theme, ‘the gift’, was thought to be interesting … View Post
NaNoWriMo 2015: The End is Nigh

NaNoWriMo 2015: The End is Nigh

I have no excuse as to why I am behind on my word count. I could probably say something about how I’ve had … View Post
642 Things Writing Prompt: ‘What your desk thinks about at night’

642 Things Writing Prompt: ‘What your desk thinks about at night’

“I’m tired,” sighed the desk.  It tried to stretch its back out, but it creaked under the weight of the contents piled on … View Post