Advent Train Stories: Freeman’s Gift

Welcome to the Advent Calendar Story Train, where you can read through 24 stories under the theme The Gift. Thank you for reading today's story. The next one will be available to read on December 21st, titled "The Gift".  The link will be active tomorrow when the post goes live. If you missed yesterday's you … Continue reading Advent Train Stories: Freeman’s Gift

The Cabin

NEW PORTION IN BOLD Join us for a progressive writing experiment! Laura from  www.todaysdose.wordpress.com  and Simon from Planet Simon came up with the idea that we work together on a story 'seed' and let it out into the blogoshpere she has begun the story with only a few paragraphs and a title, I've added a little … Continue reading The Cabin

The Cabin

Join us for a progressive writing experiment! I have begun the story with only a few paragraphs and a title. Let's see where this goes! Laura, guest writer from http://www.todaysdose.wordpress.com She put her face upwards and let the warm water of the shower run over, into her hair, down her body, and around her feet. … Continue reading The Cabin

Writers – Get into the writing mood!

I found this really great bit of writing advice from Mandy Wallace via Pinterest, She challenged her readers to share it - so share it I will! I this she talks about overcoming writing blocks by creating the right moods and how this can be done. via Writers: Get Into the Writing Mood With This … Continue reading Writers – Get into the writing mood!

Inferno – Esthers Monday Motivations 

This week Esther set her Monday Motivations challenge around the words Glasses, Blaze and Madness. This is quite a tricky one to combine but I've had a go anyway: Inferno Beep, beep,beep the alarm sounded so distant in Sam's sleep. Not sure if it was a dream he thought the claxons would stop.  They didn't stop, slowly … Continue reading Inferno – Esthers Monday Motivations 

Monday motivations -The Goragoth

I'm trying to keep some posts running through here, I always love writing for Esther's Monday Motivations so while i had chance I thought I would. I hope you're all well and if you guys want to ping me or whether then you know where I am 😀 I'm missing you all by the way... The Goragoth … Continue reading Monday motivations -The Goragoth

Esther’s Monday Motivation – It was over. 

I've been busy this week, but I still had to check Esther's Monday motivation. This week is an interesting one, the phrase to use in a 50 - 100 word story is "it was over"  Here's my piece on it: Surviving the end: They had been waiting for weeks for it to come. Now Adams and the … Continue reading Esther’s Monday Motivation – It was over. 

The Wallet – Esther Monday Motivation

I'm going to try and stay in the word limit for this week's Esther Newton - Monday Motivation. Thanks as always to Esther for running this, she's very encouraging. This week the theme is: If she didn’t stop doing that soon, he was going to kill her. The Wallet In life there are moments  you want the Earth to … Continue reading The Wallet – Esther Monday Motivation

Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. | Live to Write – Write to Live

This post from Jamie Lee Wallace is just the inspiration any writer needs to keep writing their stories! If you're not following her - why not?!? I hope you don't mind the re-blog Jamie. via Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. | Live to Write – Write to Live Simon 🙂

Writing Prompt – I hadn’t thought that would happen…

Esther Newton runs her weekly Monday Motivation post to inspire the budding writers around her to generate a small piece of writing. This week the theme is:  I hadn’t thought that would happen. So what was I going to do now? This is what I came up with: Radio Troubles: The radio wasn't badly damaged, but even so … Continue reading Writing Prompt – I hadn’t thought that would happen…

Life or Death – 150 Words

Esther's Monday motivation was delivered to my inbox this morning. Esther has frequently encouraged me to take part in one of her short story writing prompts, so I thought today I would. Esther's prompt post is here: Monday Motivations - "This was a matter of life or death" The prompt is to include the line "This … Continue reading Life or Death – 150 Words