I’ve been writing fiction on and off since I was a teenager (back in the day I used to write fanfic) but I never took it seriously until a couple of years ago. Me? A writer? Nah. Wait, actually… I’ve still got a lot to learn but here are 5 annoying habits to avoid when writing fiction – mistakes I’ve found I’ve been making when looking back over chapters I’ve written from the past couple of years.Continue reading
So I took part in another AutoCrit writing challenge yesterday, this time it was a Tale In A Day one from their live shows. We were given four prompts – a warehouse, a sudden change in weather, a raptor, a dialogue prompt “Why did you do that?” and we had a day to write the story, this is what I came up with.Continue reading
I’ve changed things up a bit on here this evening and removed the poetry page from the top navigation bar, I figured now I’m sharing my other writing on here it should all be under the one writing category so I’m just going to share the poetry that was on that page, in this post.Continue reading
I thought I’d join in with the Destination Unknown AutoCrit writing challenge again this month, once again we were given the first and last words then it was up to us to create an (approx.) 1,000 word story using them (…the only other thing was there needed to be some sort of spooky element this time around, perfect for Halloween). So, here is mine…Continue reading
I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve shared any of my actual writing on my blog that isn’t poetry but here we are, today I am going to share with you my entry for the Destination Unknown writing challenge on AutoCrit. The first line and last line were given to us and then we could write whatever we wanted for the rest of it, we just had to write 1000 words (or there about).Continue reading
A poem I wrote for Halloween.
As today is National Poetry Day I thought I’d share a piece of poetry I’ve written on here. I wrote this a couple of months ago to send in to BBC Radio Devon after they asked people to send in poems about the garden and rain (it was so cool to hear it read out on air!) since this is now long gone from BBC iPlayer I thought I would share it on here.