Serial Saturday: [Horror] The Book #9

Right, now it really is Saturday! Well, it's Thursday as I write, but... just read my previous post! It's time for another instalment of The Book. Last time, DOCTOR MONTE HILTON was in a therapy session with JEFF REINHART, who was telling him more about the titular book. Today, we leap forward in time again … Continue reading Serial Saturday: [Horror] The Book #9


Please Explain Donald Trump To Me

I'm writing this, as I usually do, on Thursday, which is my day off work. It's when I prepare the upcoming Serial Saturday post. I usually start off with a sentence or two about what's happened during my week, and this week, that sentence turned into 700 words, so I thought I would put this … Continue reading Please Explain Donald Trump To Me

Damned Words 35

Some midweek horror for you…

A.F. Stewart

Always the warm orange glow against the bars. That one cage, when all the rest remain dark. But I don’t get too curious or linger, just dump the slop into the feeding troughs. I don’t know what this place used to be, but these days it’s when the Company keeps the dregs.

The animals.

They used to be human. I know that, but now… Scaly deformed fingers grab at their food, oozing tentacles, and rotting bits I don’t even want to think about. Only the glowing cage seems, well, normal. As normal as those things get, I suppose. Whatever’s in there whispers when I feed it, says thank you, real polite like.

But I’m not fooled. I know what it did to the last guy. He got too curious. First day on the job I put what was left of his remains in the trough. That was…

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4 Things My Inbox Taught Me About the Type of Email Content That Gets Your Attention

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We’ve all heard that content is king. While the saying may be trite, it’s true that valuable content can help you attract customers and nurture your relationships with them. By content, I mean blogs, newsletters, videos, podcasts, white papers, infographics and other digital media that helps you get your message across.

While it may be often overshadowed by the reach of social media, email is still one of the most cost-effective and powerful digital platforms for sharing your content with customers. With the large volume of emails in our inboxes every day, however, we’re forced to filter the email content we receive. If you’re like me, you’ve had this conversation with your inbox as you scroll through the dozens of messages you receive: “Hmm, that’s interesting,” “save this, you may need it later,” “delete,” “nice try,” “delete,” “funny,” and, well, “delete.” When email content is done right, it piques…

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Serial Saturday: [Horror] The Book #8

Strange week, this one. I got made redundant from my job on Wednesday, but joined a new charity on Friday, doing the same kind of work, supporting disabled people with advice and information, so that's all good then! the only downside I can see at the moment, is that my work PC now has Windows … Continue reading Serial Saturday: [Horror] The Book #8

Serial Saturday – [Horror] The Book #7

Another week down, another week closer to Christmas. At the moment, I'm working on a novel with no name. It's horror, of course, and you can read the first draft of the first few chapters HERE, but I haven't forgotten about Serial Saturday! Last time we learned a bit more about JEFF and his fascination … Continue reading Serial Saturday – [Horror] The Book #7

6 Reasons to do Nanowrimo

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Hello everyone!

How is it going? Can you all believe that we have less than 10 days left until Nanowrimo?! I am starting to feel the excitement! To be honest I am also freaking out a bit!! (Just a little bit! I promise! Aaahhhhhhh!!)


For those of you who aren’t familiar with Nanowrimo, here’s what it is all about!


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A frenzied month where novelists and aspiring novelists take on the ambitious and crazy goal of writing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. For more information, check out the official website.

Yup, you’ve heard me right. This works out to an average of 1667 words a day. When you think about it, that’s kind of the length of an English essay back in high school. Every day. Yup…


giphy25That’s the question that I’m going to answer for you guys…

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Serial Saturday – [Horror] The Book #6

Here we are again, and I'm feeling lucky to get this out in time this week, as my Mac has been hiding under a dust cover for several days, whilst building work is carried out in my house. It is a MESS. Anyway, on with the story. Last time we were with Doctor MONTE HILTON … Continue reading Serial Saturday – [Horror] The Book #6

Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – October 2018

Been a bit of a hectic few weeks, as I've been having more work done on my downstairs extension, so the house is in a bit of a state! My Mac has only just come out to play! A lot to fit in today. As usual, writing first, health farther down. Writing Should I share … Continue reading Diary of an Author with Multiple Sclerosis – October 2018