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Flash Fiction, Saviour Of The Creativity

Flash Fiction, Saviour Of The Creativity

FLASH (FICTION) AAHHH-AHHHHHH — SAVIOUR OF THE CREATIVITY Not that I’m listening to Queen or anything. I’ve been reading considerably more than I’ve been writing recently, but I feel like that might be on the edge of changing. Bad timing, really, since I need to be working for my exams this summer and don’t have time to go delving into a novel, but it feels good to flex my writing muscles a bit. It’s still ages since I wrote any…

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Structurally Unsound Stories

Structurally Unsound Stories

You know I said I finished the first draft I was writing the other day? Well, I know it’s standard practice not to immediately set about reading it through to see what you did wrong, but hey, I like to remember what I actually wrote so that when I get beta comments I know what they’re talking about. Therefore, on Thursday evening I set about reading the whole book through. Oh man. It’s not terrible. I mean, if you subtract…

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Vocabulary Juxtaposition (Writing Challenge)

Vocabulary Juxtaposition (Writing Challenge)

Okay, friends. I’m not really here – I’m deep in a pit of revision and self-loathing, where I’ll be until Friday, but I couldn’t bear to neglect you until then. Now, I’m a big fan of Chuck Wendig’s blog. He runs flash fiction contests regularly, and while I almost never participate, I like the idea. This may go terribly wrong, as I have very few followers and therefore the likelihood of receiving any responses is tiny, but let’s give it…

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