So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?

A few years ago I wrote my first novella, Die, Blossom, Bloom. In it I had this crazy notion that the poor protagonist had a secret to keep, and the secret was that he killed his wife. Not that killing his wife was particularly unusual, but I had this idea that because his wife was … Continue reading So, Composting a Human Body Is Now a Thing?

Six Word Horror Saturday

Well, last week wasn't enough to exhaust all the six word horrors I have in mind. Today I have a few more to attempt to scare you with. The rules: Something that chills. Just six words. Simple. Here's what I've got for today: The shadow moved. It heard me. The darkness was absolute. She screamed. … Continue reading Six Word Horror Saturday

The Making of A Sinister Six – #2 I’m Watching You

Last time I talked about the thinking behind Die, Blossom, Bloom. This week it's the turn of I'm Watching You, as the next of the stories in A Sinister Six. The inspiration for this story, came from two completely separate sources.  The first was a short story I read by Stephen King. It was called The Moving … Continue reading The Making of A Sinister Six – #2 I’m Watching You

The Making Of A Sinister Six – #1 Die, Blossom, Bloom (Novella)

It's been a few months since I dropped back into writing, and one of the first things I did, was to look back at some of my previous work, if only to remind me that at some point in the past, I had been able to do it, and hopefully that would encourage me moving … Continue reading The Making Of A Sinister Six – #1 Die, Blossom, Bloom (Novella)

Six Word Horror Saturday

I hope you are well and all prepared for Christmas! I've made all my Christmas purchases for this year, now I just need to send out my daughter's presents - she's studying abroad at the moment in this very awkward Covid-19 year. I'd say she's better off not being in the UK at the moment, … Continue reading Six Word Horror Saturday

Six Word Horror Saturday – Plotting or Planning? How To Plot A Novel The Six Word Way!

Something a little extra today. Last week as one of my six word horror stories, I offered: The door shook. It wouldn't hold. I posted this to my facebook page and added the picture: I asked if people had any other six word suggestions, and got several good ones, which I'll share later. But what … Continue reading Six Word Horror Saturday – Plotting or Planning? How To Plot A Novel The Six Word Way!