The Stone Circle came out in February in the UK, and for once I hadn’t pre-ordered it. So when I was on NetGalley’s original site by accident and saw it on offer for readers, I jumped at the chance. This
Rebel of the Sands first caught my attention because of its gorgeous cover. I think I added it to my list pretty quickly. Then it was nominated in the Goodreads Book of the Year 2016, and I voted for it
Willoughby is the hero of book 7 in the Princelings series. He is stranded in the Realms, and has to work out how to make a living. After meeting up with some like-minded young people over the summer, he and
I find I rather enjoy these ‘legend’ stories although I do find them hard to start with. This one is almost exactly three years old (it’s Flashback Friday, in case you hadn’t noticed – and do visited other flashbackers using
Oh, dear. Chuck’s given us holiday horror, 2000 words. You know I don’t do horror. Elves and strings of tinsel and food and flying things going dark, dark, dark, he suggested (I paraphrase). After reading Real Santa I’m slightly more
This week I give you two of my favourite things – a story written to a random title, and a new Narrathon tale by Willoughby the Narrator. You last saw him performing his take on The Princess and the Pea.
As usual, Friday is Flash Fiction day. I use the writing prompt from Chuck Wendig (AC). This week we have five random words to weave into a 1000 word story, any genre. My words were Topaz, Casket, Djinn, Acid and
This lovely book is a must read for anyone living in, or visiting, Norfolk, England. The tales have been lovingly garnered by Hugh Lupton, “a central figure in the British story-telling revival.” They range from the fanciful ‘once upon a