Fragment Friday: Shout Out Your Book Edition

Fragment Friday this week is a little different.  Instead of me posting sections of my previous or upcoming stories, I want to to open the floor to you.  If you have a section of your book you would like to share, Bring it on!  What's needed? A section of your book or story that you … Continue reading Fragment Friday: Shout Out Your Book Edition

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Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge Update 5

The Chapterbuzz challenge is to write 10k words in March, but leo, I would like to invite you to read the story as it is written.  It is a first draft, so bear that in mind! You can search for the other parts on this blog, or you can jump over to the Challenge website … Continue reading Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge Update 5

Merle’s Story Part 9: An unfortunate Superpower

Part 8 (and links to all other parts) Here's part 9 of Merle's story.  You can find links for all the other parts above.  Merles has just arrived at Lucia's house to talk to her about what happened the previous day. Enjoy... “Coming, mum!” Merle heard Lu’s voice. She was upstairs. Probably playing with dolls, … Continue reading Merle’s Story Part 9: An unfortunate Superpower

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

Chapterbuzz 10k challenge update 3

Been a bit short of time today, so just a short update to Jungle. The children are trying to persuade mum to buy the book.  Ley me know what you think. Get the story so far HERE. “What does that mean? Might something happen? “It might. Just don’t keep it open for too long.” He chuckled … Continue reading Chapterbuzz 10k challenge update 3

Chapterbuzz 10k challenge update

This is the next part of Jungle.  I struggled a bit with this section.  I'm not entirely sure where I'm going with the highlighted section.  I'm not sure if it won't turn out to be fodder for cutting out.  I'm leaving it there for the moment, but it's a candidate for cutting in editing.  Last time, … Continue reading Chapterbuzz 10k challenge update

Merle’s Story Part 8: An Unfortunate Superpower

Part 1   Part2   Part 3   Part 4   Part 5  Part 6  Part 7 Missed Wednesday's update.  Here is Part 7 of Merle's story.  Last time, he had decided that he would take Hayley home, which didn't go down too well.  Today, the story continues... The following afternoon, Merle found himself sitting in his car at the end of Lu’s … Continue reading Merle’s Story Part 8: An Unfortunate Superpower

Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge: Comment as the story is being written!

The 10k Challenge started on 1st March - write 10k words in the month.  I will be updating this story here as I add a bit each day.  Please be aware, this is still a work in progress.  Whilst it is being written, I invite you to tell me what you think, not so much … Continue reading Chapterbuzz 10k Challenge: Comment as the story is being written!

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!