The December theme for the Telegraph Creative Writing Group was ‘Spirits’, either of the ethereal or of the distilled variety. My entry ‘Silver Ghost’ was, however, inspired… Read more “TCWG December Short Story Competition entry: ‘Silver Ghost’ #amwriting”
A fascinating event yesterday: ‘The Writers’ Toolkit 2015′, organised by Writing West Midlands (WWM) and hosted in the beautiful Bramall music building at the University of Birmingham.… Read more “The Writer’s Toolkit 2015 @writingwestmids”
‘Secrets’ is the theme (set by ME!) for the Telegraph Creative Writing Group November Short Story Competition. My story, ‘A Month at Bath’, is a Regency pastiche… Read more “TCWG November Short Story: ‘A Month at Bath’ #amwriting”
The Telegraph Creative Writing Group September theme was ‘Hype’ and ‘Hinky-Dinky, Parlay-Voo’ is a short story about the conflict between the hype of war and the reality… Read more “TCWG September Short Story: ‘Hinky-Dinky, Parlay-Voo’ #amwriting”
#amwriting The brief for the Telegraph Creative Writers’ Group August Competition was a 500-word short fiction on the theme of ‘Nightingale’ and one option was the plaintive… Read more “TCWG August Short Story: Adam”
#amwriting The Telegraph Creative Writing Group July Competition has ‘Ocean Crossing’ as its theme. ‘The Immortal Lavoisier’ is based on the connection between E I du Pont,… Read more “The Immortal Lavoisier: July TCWG Short Story”
This month the theme for the Telegraph Creative Writers’ Group competition is ‘Food.’ My May story, ‘Meat’ is about a serial killer on a hog farm.
I was delighted that my March story ‘Gold, and Blue…’ came first in the voting! The April theme for the Telegraph Creative Writing Group competition being ‘Health’,… Read more “TCWG April Story – Smoking is Bad for You”
March’s theme for the Telegraph Creative Writing Group short story competition is ‘Money’, set by Pavlovaqueen, who once took me to see some of the finest treasures… Read more “Gold, and blue…”
The Telegraph Creative Writing Group‘s theme for February is ‘Love Story’, and my story is a toxic one: Love at first sight.