Fragment Friday: Spennyriver Dispatch 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

Fragment Friday: Jessica Bakkers 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

Fragment Friday: Phillip T. Stephens 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

Fragment Friday – Chapterbuzz 10k challenge 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

Fragment Friday: New book 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!

Fragment Friday: Next book edition. See what’s next…

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…

Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition – The Girl in the Park

'A Sinister Six' was finally let loose into the world on Wednesday.  Go buy it.  It's really good.  It's only 99p.  Can I be that direct?  Is there an etiquette for these sorts of things?  Anyway, Friday is here again, and it's time for another story excerpt.  We are still in 'A Sinister Six' mode, … Continue reading Fragment Friday – ‘A Sinister Six’ edition – The Girl in the Park

Fragment Friday – Sinister Six Edition

February 1st is close now, so if you want to get your extra free stories, this is how long you have left: That's not long!  Simply go HERE to find out how! Anyway, on with another excerpt from A Sinister Six.  Today I offer you an excerpt from The Book: “This is it doc. This is the book.” … Continue reading Fragment Friday – Sinister Six Edition