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Unnamed story

First pass, unedited start of a piece of fiction.  Unsure if this is going to become a short story or something more.  I’m posting it as a commitment to get more active about sharing my writing and learning from comments.  … Continue reading

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Fiction found

We moved house recently and there are still a few stray boxes remaining unpacked.  I found one this morning and discovered inside the first few chapters of a story I’d written while I was still at school.  The prose is … Continue reading

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Buffering

Gripped by a sense Of inconvenience. A pause. A stop. Flow ceased. Frustration boils. No other route. A journey. Incomplete.

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Sequels: part 1

The sequel. Rarely as good as the original. That’s kind of the point of being original though, isn’t it? Being something that hasn’t been done or said before. Or at least not in exactly the same way. Few sequels measure … Continue reading

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Writing about writing

What is it to write? Writing is the act of putting words down on a page. To “mark on a surface” whether by pen and ink on paper, or the, less magical use, of a word processing tool. At heart … Continue reading

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Betrayal – Flash Fiction Friday

No prompts today – not even sure where this came from.  It just started out as an idea for a first line and carried on from there.  Thoughts welcome – if you can guess the context I’ll be impressed! Betrayal … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – The Gingerbread Man

I’ve neglected my post (and my posts) for rather too long this time.  I still owe you all the final instalments from directing “Joseph” and I’ve missed plenty of weeks of fun flash fiction for no other reason than I … Continue reading

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Hungry for Less (Inspiration Monday)

The joy of a Bank holiday weekend is behind but the joy of writing is not!  Thanks to the lovely creative suggestions of Inspiration Monday I have been able to spend lunch today thinking up a new piece of Flash Fiction.  Thanks … Continue reading

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Count the Windows (an Inspiration Monday post)

It has been a long time, but I finally feel inspired to write about something that doesn’t have anything to do with Egypt, Canaan or character names beginning with “J” or “P”.  Thank you to Inspiration Monday (http://bekindrewrite.net/2012/04/09/inspiration-monday-fear-vaccine/ from 9 April, yes … Continue reading

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The Well

This week’s Friday flash-fiction effort is based on the story of Joseph (first published on http://www.barnstormers.org.uk).  For some reason I can’t get the show out of my head! The Well Their jubilant shouts of victory rang in his ears as he … Continue reading

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