Writing

Fiction update

I am currently continuing to enter the Ad Hoc Weekly Flash Fiction competition. Entries are limited to 150 words and whilst this may sound like something you can dash off in a few minutes, I am finding it takes me considerably longer. A day usually, which either goes to show I am very slow, or …

Writing

Flash Fiction

Recently, I’ve discovered Flash Fiction. Or, perhaps, I mean rediscovered it. (It seems like I’ve been scribbling fragments of stories on scraps of paper like forever. And, whilst I’m still trying to figure out what flash fiction actually is, this short form of fiction seems to work well with me. It seems to match where …

Writing

Wild Words Solstice Competition

I was delighted to win the Wild Word’s Winter Solstice Competition with my piece (a snippet of Memoir) Fox. It seems like a lifetime ago that I met Bridget Holding when she was facilitating a writers’ workshop at Lower Shaw Farm. (It was actually about eighteen months ago, as part of the 2016 Swindon Festival …