The weekend is nearly here, thank goodness. It's been a crazy few weeks here in the UK. We have had two 'terror' attacks in quick succession, and today is a general election, where we get to vote for who we would like to run the country. We are also going through 'Brexit' - a named … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Dystopian future for the UK edition.
This started off as a bit of a joke, the title came from a friend (Thanks CH), it was purely a writing exercise initially, but i keep adding to it. Who knows where it will lead, but I'm enjoying it for the moment. I hope you can too. The scaffolding the man stood on towered … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Dystopian Shopping Edition
Happy Friday all. Hope the week was good to you, and your weekend even better! If you're a new author, looking for somewhere to post some of your work, why not post an excerpt of your story / book here, with info about where to find your work? No book yet? No problem. You can … Continue reading Fragment Friday: New Story Edition!
This week I want to share a piece from one of the character creation pieces I use in my latest FREE book. The book will be available to people that wish to sign up for my email newsletter. It is not available at the moment, but will be in the coming days. It will conain a … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Free Book edition
Spennyriver is a place I like to visit from time to time. It's a fictional town deep in the heart of the Midlands, UK. It's a bit different from what I usually write, but I think it fits into the weird category. The Dispatch is the local newspaper that keeps us up to date on all the … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Spennyriver Dispatch Edition
Another week gone, and today for Fragment Friday, I present for your enjoyment a piece by author Jessica Bakkers, who is sharing an excerpt of her work-in-progress, Raising Death, the first book in The Guns of Perdition Saga. Jessica is not new to writing, but is new to the writing community and to sharing her work! … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Jessica Bakkers Edition
Today, I have a guest author showcasing his book on Fragment Friday. May I offer for your enjoyment, Phillip T. Stephens, who today will be sharing an excerpt from his southwestern suspense novel, Cigerets, Guns & Beer. Can I point out, that the spelling of cigarets appears as it absolutely should. It is an alternative spelling in the … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Phillip T. Stephens Edition
This month I am participating in the Chapterbuzz 10k challenge. The idea is to write 10k words this month, but I am also inviting comments from readers along the way, as the story is written. Fragment Friday this week is from the story I am working on. It has a working title of Jungle and is … Continue reading Fragment Friday – Chapterbuzz 10k challenge edition
Happy Friday all. It's Fragment Friday, and this time, the excerpt is the first draft of one of the stories in my next collection. It is based loosely around the William Hughes Mearns poem entitled 'Antigonish'. The poem begins: “Yesterday, upon the stair, I met a man who wasn’t there He wasn’t there again today … Continue reading Fragment Friday: New book edition!
Welcome to another Fragment Friday. Today I have an excerpt from my next book. At this point, it has no name, and the story was thrashed out over last year's NaNoWriMo, so it is a rough first draft. It hopefully gives you an idea of what the story is about, but also some insight into … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Next book edition. See what’s next…