Uni Writers – I’m sharing because they’re good

Part of the MA involves an assignment making and publishing a booklet. The poor souls on the full-time course have been panicking and stressing their way through the last couple of months to produce their assignment booklets, most of which are now for sale, or free to read. Because I like them, I’m sharing linksContinue reading “Uni Writers – I’m sharing because they’re good”

Short story a day. An explanation.

Writer’s Forum magazine has a page called ‘Idea Store’ every month. The Fiction Square is supposed to be used with a dice to chose characters, characteristics and situations. This month the squares are also numbered 1 – 30 as a daily writing prompt. I’ve done the first two. The short stories are just first drafts,Continue reading “Short story a day. An explanation.”

Uni: Week 10 – Poetry results and two more assignments to get through.

Interesting day today; we actually started and finished the morning workshop on time. We had a bit of a mixed session, giving feedback on submitted work, content about writing short stories was delivered and then we had a discussion about the business side of  writing – agents, editor, that sort of thing.

Review: Monstrous Little Voices

Monstrous Little Voices New Tales From Shakespeare’s Fantasy World by Jonathan Barnes, Emma Newman, Kate Heartfield, Foz Meadows, Adrian Tchaikovsky Published by: Abaddon Publication Date: 8th March 2016 ISBN: 9781781083949 Price: Anywhere from £7.00 for paper back Edition: Paper back

May Reviews, part one

Hey, I’ve had a not so great few weeks, and have got behind with my reviews (sorry!) but to make up for it, here’s four book reviews.

Work does have it’s uses after all!

I’ve started work again, but only part time. Still, it’s already biting in to my writing time. I was in the middle of writing a story for my anthology last night, right in the narrative flow, when I realised it was gone eleven and I had to be up for work at six. Most irritating.Continue reading “Work does have it’s uses after all!”