Monthly Archives: May 2012

CAKE.meetup is …

CAKE.meetup is now almost completely organised (ahahaha not). I have prizes, raffle tickets, competition entry cards and posters. All I need now is some story entries for the second issue! Also some guests at the meetup would be useful, I

CAKE.meetup is …

CAKE.meetup is now almost completely organised (ahahaha not). I have prizes, raffle tickets, competition entry cards and posters. All I need now is some story entries for the second issue! Also some guests at the meetup would be useful, I

The novel

Said monstrosity is now 5,159 words and the main character finally has a surname. Excellent! The other characters are also beginning to take on some actual personality which is really exciting.  Tonight I’m going to do some plotting and try

The novel

Said monstrosity is now 5,159 words and the main character finally has a surname. Excellent! The other characters are also beginning to take on some actual personality which is really exciting.  Tonight I’m going to do some plotting and try

CAKE.shortandsweet

So today I finally got issue 1 of CAKE.shortandsweet off its feet, which was an incredible feeling. So little time has actually passed since I first dreamed this up and it’s really exciting to watch as people gradually start following

CAKE.shortandsweet

So today I finally got issue 1 of CAKE.shortandsweet off its feet, which was an incredible feeling. So little time has actually passed since I first dreamed this up and it’s really exciting to watch as people gradually start following

Happy International Flash-Fiction Day!

I’ve been writing like crazy for the last couple of weeks, and now appear to be working on a (longer) short story, a novel, a game book, and of course CAKE.shortandsweet! It seems utterly bizarre that I picked up my pen

Happy International Flash-Fiction Day!

I’ve been writing like crazy for the last couple of weeks, and now appear to be working on a (longer) short story, a novel, a game book, and of course CAKE.shortandsweet! It seems utterly bizarre that I picked up my pen

Twisted Tales from Raging Aardvark Publishing

I entered several Flash Fiction competitions over the last couple of weeks, and amazingly made it through the gauntlet for the Twisted Tales Anthology! The thirty-five winning stories will be available on Raging Aardvark’s website for 48 hours starting nowish,

Twisted Tales from Raging Aardvark Publishing

I entered several Flash Fiction competitions over the last couple of weeks, and amazingly made it through the gauntlet for the Twisted Tales Anthology! The thirty-five winning stories will be available on Raging Aardvark’s website for 48 hours starting nowish,

It’s really t…

It’s really tough being a writer. Most of us live in a little bubble; loved ones might occasionally take an interest and encourage us, they might laugh at our exploits. Maybe we join a writers group and find that most

It’s really t…

It’s really tough being a writer. Most of us live in a little bubble; loved ones might occasionally take an interest and encourage us, they might laugh at our exploits. Maybe we join a writers group and find that most

Scriptwriting

So last week I found out about the Scriptwriting in Practise course, being run this summer by MMU and North West Playwrights. Luckily I spotted it the night before the deadline so I was able to send something in –

Scriptwriting

So last week I found out about the Scriptwriting in Practise course, being run this summer by MMU and North West Playwrights. Luckily I spotted it the night before the deadline so I was able to send something in –