amwriting, The Crows

The Crows: Teaser

Extract from Chapter 3 of The Crows, introducing RICKY PORTER and his lovely childhood toy, GERALD. CW: mild gore, horror, strong language, Gothic vibes FEATURED IMAGE: A detail from Thomas Brown's original illustration for The Crows 18 April   It had been a bloody awful day. His farsight was on the wane, as it usually was… Continue reading The Crows: Teaser

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Pagham-on-Sea: New Estate Fashion

Where is the 'New' Estate? The 'New' Estate, properly the Queen Mary Estate, was built in the 1963, begun on the tenth anniversary of Queen Mary's death. There was some further expansion in the 1980s and then the final phase of building around the time of the Queen's Golden Jubilee, 2002. The newest section of… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea: New Estate Fashion

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Pagham-on-Sea: Werewolf Fashion

If you're not playing #WipWorldBuilders this month, the theme is FASHION and PHILOSOPHY and the prompt card is here, and available via the hosts' and guest host's accounts. I've suggested prompts for this November, when the theme is FOLKLORE and ART. What will October be? We'll find out soon! Fashion in Pagham-on-Sea is as in… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea: Werewolf Fashion

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Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea

There is now a dedicated Twitter account, @OverheardPoS, for all those random things you might overhear around town, plus scraps of related prose. I'm using the prompts from #vss365 (vss is the abbreviation for very short story); #ConverStory (no dialogue tags, dialogue only, so perfect for 'overheard' snippets); #BraveWrite, #HorrorPrompt and occasionally some others like… Continue reading Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea

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Pagham-on-Sea: Famous Women

This post features some famous historical women in Pagham-on-Sea! I'll do three of my favourites who deserve short stories/novellas/novels of their own. These three are all 19-20thCs.   Eglantine Valmai Pritchard (1895-1993)Miss Pritchard was born in Llanfairfechan, Wales, and moved to Pagham-on-Sea to be near to brother as he convalesced after the Great War. Her… Continue reading Pagham-on-Sea: Famous Women