Top 10 Bad Advice for Fiction Writing

I’m not an expert on fiction writing, heck, my dreams of seeing my book in bookshops are yet to be realised, but I have learned some interesting things whilst honing my craft and I would like to share them with you, dear blog reader. There will always be those ready and willing to impart their…

Writing Challenge: Blue Smoke

My name is Timmy Reynolds and i am age 6. mum gave me a diery so i could write my thougts in it every day. she says i am clever for my age. teachers at school dont like me. miss Gregs says i am a buzy body and a no it all. but miss Foster…

God & His Marketing Team

On Day 5, after God had created the animals of the Earth, He gathered together his marketing team and handed them the task of designing the next big thing – Mankind. He left them with a broad concept and one afternoon in which to come up with something better than the Great Monkey Failure. The…

Story Bounce – The Amulet of Boon!

When I posted the Story Bounce idea I had no idea anything would happen, at best I thought a few people might leave random comments but after it was highlighted on The Daily Post things just went Wooosh! The story telling folk swung by and added their slice of fiction to the story, and my…

Story Bounce! Tell your story!

This is an experimental idea and it involves you! I was inspired by my own post The Tandem Story. I’d like to see if a complete story can be created purely by visitors to this post. I’m sure this has been done elsewhere and I want to find out how the process works. Some companies…

Setting the scene

  My works of fiction cover both real world and imaginary, both of which contain at least a loose connection to science fiction or fantasy themes. As I’ve mentioned before in How I Write, I keep an A4 pad next to me to jot down ideas. These can be recalled later on which seems simple…