Illusion: It’s funny sometimes how story ideas come about. I saw one programme (Bargain Hunt) talking about George Cayley, aviation pioneer born in the 18th century, and then a news piece about the anniversary of the RAF, interviewing one of
I went visiting Castle Marsh instead of story-writing – you can see how it started last week. Now read on! Castle Marsh Christmas In which I discover that the Steward stands in for the King at all times I’m flying
Willoughby finishes his story, and jumps off the platform called the fiddlesticks to rapturous applause. Quite how he got so popular in such a short time nobody really knows, except he brought some new angles on old stories, and new
The Flash Fiction challenge this week was to come up with a title – which we’ll obviously be writing something for next week. So, in honour of my blog tour, and to give you an absolute exclusive, here is a
I’m getting terribly behind in my reading. There are some reasons for this – I had a review lined up of Wendy Leighton-Porter’s fifth book, Shadow of the Volcano, but realised it fits perfectly into my A to Z Challenge
We’re at the fifth week in my lead-up to the great READ TUESDAY, just three weeks away now. Keep checking that website for information and ideas. This week the excerpt is from The Talent Seekers, and we discover a lot
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.
Our challenge from Chuck Wendig this week was to rewrite a fairy tale in a genre drawn at random. I got 6 – Satire – and I also wanted to make it part of my Norfolk week. I’ve always wanted