Posts Tagged: short stories

New publication call to arms!

Quimperfect Tense is a new online publication and literary development group run by myself, Rebecca Audra Smith and Jacky Hillary. We’re women-focused (hence the name), but we really just want to feature writing that treats women well as characters. We’re

New publication call to arms!

Quimperfect Tense is a new online publication and literary development group run by myself, Rebecca Audra Smith and Jacky Hillary. We’re women-focused (hence the name), but we really just want to feature writing that treats women well as characters. We’re

Upcoming Manchester Writing Events

Just a short list of some exciting writing events I’ll be going to in the next couple of months, and believe me, they come highly recommended. Pretty much all of my favourite local writers have been or will be at

Upcoming Manchester Writing Events

Just a short list of some exciting writing events I’ll be going to in the next couple of months, and believe me, they come highly recommended. Pretty much all of my favourite local writers have been or will be at

Last chance for Humping the Boonies!

Last July I printed fifty copies of a flash fiction chapbook: Humping the Boonies. I now have just THREE COPIES LEFT. Those ones right there below, in fact. If you want one of these books, leave a comment, tweet or

Last chance for Humping the Boonies!

Last July I printed fifty copies of a flash fiction chapbook: Humping the Boonies. I now have just THREE COPIES LEFT. Those ones right there below, in fact. If you want one of these books, leave a comment, tweet or

A bit of ‘How’s Your Writing?’

The lovely Rebecca Audra Smith has asked me to respond to her blog tour about writing with my own thoughts. Last week I was lucky enough to perform at Loose Muse, an open mic night for women writers, and Rosie Garland

A bit of ‘How’s Your Writing?’

The lovely Rebecca Audra Smith has asked me to respond to her blog tour about writing with my own thoughts. Last week I was lucky enough to perform at Loose Muse, an open mic night for women writers, and Rosie Garland

Breathing Lightly :: Aftermath

It’s a week since Becca and I ran our first workshop together for Quimperfect Tense. We already knew that we were going to learn a lot through the experience, and that there would probably be a lot to improve from

Breathing Lightly :: Aftermath

It’s a week since Becca and I ran our first workshop together for Quimperfect Tense. We already knew that we were going to learn a lot through the experience, and that there would probably be a lot to improve from

Story :: A measure of voice

This one is for Jacky Hillary, because it’s been too long. . A measure of voice (284 words) “Are you sitting comfortably?” Cello exhales gently, and listens to a long indrawn breath on the other end. Rust clears her throat and

Story :: A measure of voice

This one is for Jacky Hillary, because it’s been too long. . A measure of voice (284 words) “Are you sitting comfortably?” Cello exhales gently, and listens to a long indrawn breath on the other end. Rust clears her throat and

Breathing Lightly :: Workshop Prep

On Saturday, Rebecca Audra and I will be running our first writing workshop together at Madlab; Breathing Lightly. I’m a bit worried, and mostly excited. I haven’t run a workshop in several months and I’m really looking forward to this

Breathing Lightly :: Workshop Prep

On Saturday, Rebecca Audra and I will be running our first writing workshop together at Madlab; Breathing Lightly. I’m a bit worried, and mostly excited. I haven’t run a workshop in several months and I’m really looking forward to this