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.
The theme for our January competition was ‘Something Old’, preferably a short story written some time ago and never used. ‘Arrivals’ is a 600 word shortish piece… Read more “Telegraph Creative Writers Group January short story”
I shall be reading an adaptation of my short story ‘Death at the Red Rose’ from ‘A Receiver of Stolen Words‘ at this open mic evening in… Read more “Hearts of Darkness”
Especially for oneself, when finding Christmas too much of a headache. Take a look at my Books 2014 page!