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~A Little Insta-Fic~ #FlashFiction #MayWeWrite

I'm playing #MayWeWrite on Instagram this month, hosted by @33nbeebe, and one of the prompts was to post 3 random words on your account, then head to the tag to find other people's words and make a 1-sentence story out of them. I had a go and it was a lot of fun! Follow me… Continue reading ~A Little Insta-Fic~ #FlashFiction #MayWeWrite

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Spooky Spring #WritingPrompts

After a #SpookySat hiatus, we are entering the warmer weather and lighter evenings of springtime! A time when things are not as spooky? Not necessarily. If you want to participate in make spring a spookier time, here are some word prompts to use to create some tweet-sized micro-fiction and send a few shivers up your… Continue reading Spooky Spring #WritingPrompts

amwriting, genre, Pagham-verse, The Crows, Writing Prompt, writing tips

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

Writing Prompt

Hellequin’s Army, or the Army of the Dead

Happy Halloween!   Halloween isn't big in the UK in the same way as it is in the USA - quite a few of us are not that fussed. Last year I had a grand total of 0 (zero) trick-or-treaters. I bought a pack of sweets from the shop across the road just in case and… Continue reading Hellequin’s Army, or the Army of the Dead

world building, Writing Prompt, writing tips

World Building with the Welsh Triads

This post is a follow-on from the world-building posts that I've shared last month. If you're interested in the Welsh Triads, there are some really good translations out there - particularly Rachel Bromwich's editions: The Legal Triads of Medieval Wales and The Triads of the Island of Britain. [Note that the Medieval Welsh referred to… Continue reading World Building with the Welsh Triads