Writing

Stories for practise and for fun

As an amateur writer I use this area to play with ideas and learn more about the craft. I write scenes, short stories and other experiments. I’m open to constructive criticism.

Show some respect

I’m currently doing the FutureLearn course Start Writing Fiction. As part of the course, we’re regularly asked to write pieces of work that may be too long to share on the FutureLearn site. This is my response to Week 2, Step 17: Ideas for a Story.

Show some respect

Pecan Pie

This was a quick story written in under ten minutes at the first 84 Words event at my local cafe. I’m not used to sharing my work with others, so I was a bit nervous, but I really shouldn’t have been: it was great fun.

Pecan Pie

100 Words #28

Entry number 28 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. A very personal scene today, with me at age 7 learning that life is about to get very complicated.

100 Words #28

100 Words #27

Entry number 27 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. Let’s catch up with Terry from Day #2 and see how his job is going…

100 Words #27

100 Words #26

Entry number 26 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. Do the things we own define who we are? And can we let them go?

100 Words #26

100 Words #25

Entry number 25 in my 100 Words for 100 Days series of scenes. Children don’t appreciate being left out.

100 Words #25