Hi fellow writers. I am going to give a shoutout for Flashes. Flashes is a literary website where we publish short stories, non-fiction, flash fiction, poetry and author interviews. Our goal is to give talented writers a platform to showcase their creativity, with an emphasis on original voice, innovative style and challenging plots. If you... Continue Reading →
WordPress Challenges: Looking Back and Where to from Here?
I have been on blogging hiatus for the last few years because I became involved in a writing forum and ended up running the place. I've now stepped away and returned to blogging only to discover 97% of my old blogging buddies have disappeared. When I started my blog back in May 2010 most of... Continue Reading →
Found Poetry: 10 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 7
It's day seven of the WordPress 'Ten Day Poetry' challenge. Today we were asked to write or should I say create a 'Found' poem. What is a Found poem? You may well ask, and I can tell you it is far harder than it looks! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Found poetry is a type... Continue Reading →
Poetry Challenge: Day 6 – Enjambment (Mind Maggots)
It's day six of the WordPress ten day poetry challenge and my creative enthusiasm is beginning to ebb. Today's challenge is 'enjambment' which (as per the WordPress defintion is Enjambment is all about the arrangement of words on the screen (or page, as the case may be), and how that arrangement affects the pace of... Continue Reading →
Poetry Challenge – Day 2 (Gossip Goblins) Alliteration
Gossip Goblins is a fun poem and an exercise in the use of alliteration.
If you were an animal what would you be?
A little bit of fun... If you were an animal what would you be? What would you look like - what would we see? Perhaps a spoilt house dog who's pampered all day. Walkies and treats "it's a dog's life" they say! But "Puddy" cats rule as they strut round the house. Owners left screaming... Continue Reading →
The Next Big Thing
Firstly, I’d like to thank Deirdre of Didi's Press who tagged me in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. The person tagged simply answers 10 questions about their next novel and then tags 3-5 other authors. I'm not sure I qualify as I'm still writing my first, yet alone "next" novel, but I thought, hell... Continue Reading →