Alan Robert Clark is the author of the historical novel The Prince of Mirrors. An author and ghost-writer from Scotland, this is his second novel to date. We have chatted to Alan about his writing career, the process and inspiration behind The Pri
Ric Cheyney was born in Cambridge, England. For ten years he was a semi-pro singer/songwriter in the Cambridge area, supplemented by various jobs including bus driver and college gyp. Ric completed a BA (Hons) Literature degree at the University of E
Our short story of the week is a story about disability by Jen Knox.
Jen Knox was born and raised in the Midwestern states and has worked primarily in the non-profit sector and academia. Her writing has a strong focus on tumultuous family relation
Our short story of the week is a heroic story by Biycekizi.
Biycekizi is a short story writer based in America and the author of Ghazi.
In Ghazi, Biycekizi creates a tale of survival in a war-torn land and shows us how the actions of the past h
Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail…
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‘I’m writing a play for my end of year exam,’ Chloe announces. I throw my coat and bag on a chair. I got caught in an almighty shower on the way home from the office; me, the coat and my oversized bag create a little puddle on the floor. ‘Do you have to write in Read more […]
When I was a child, I used to lie under the huge conker trees that edged the caravan park. I watched the dark dense mass of leaves stir and lift. I breathed deeply. As the sun set, the light caught on the upper branches – so far up, touching the sky – filling me with Read more […]
Here I sit, thirty-one years old in a car I’d never be able to buy. Outside a house three stories high. impeccable gardens wrapped around it. Hugging it. With an army of gardeners tending to them day and night. I drove a taxi for ten years in the city. But out here it’s different. In Read more […]
Tommy Lunger got off the school bus, ran up the driveway, and went inside his house. The sun was sinking down below the horizon in the late afternoon like it always did at this time in December. There was no snow yet, but soon the ground would be white, and Tommy would have to start Read more […]
On the inclement late winter day when Superintendent Cummings called him into his office and first informed him that he was going to be the short-term trainer for a bloke from the Gippsland area, Alex could not help but chuckle at the irony of this rapid escalation in his fortunes. He had only been a Read more […]
Sarah Dale is an occupational psychologist who runs her own practice in Nottingham. She is currently in her second year of the MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck University. Sarah started writing seriously some years ago and self-published two non-fiction books, Keeping Your Spirits Up, and Bolder and Wiser. The latter won an Indie Brag Read more […]
Simon Kyle Parker studied scriptwriting at university. Films are his first love but storytelling is his obsession. His first writing were all short screenplays (a few are dotted about on YouTube). His first big success was writing Christmas Ranch, which had a small life on Netflix. Q: If you could travel in the past, Read more […]
Nate Ealy lives in Pennsylvania and is a huge sports fan. When he’s not writing, he’s usually watching a ball game. His favourite teams are from the city of Pittsburgh. Nate started writing when he was about ten years old. His Mum sat down with him and they came up with a really short story. Read more […]
Owen Lindsay Boyd is a writer, personal carer, and traveller originally from Melbourne, Australia. His travels have taken him to around seventy countries all over the world. He has spent extended periods in several of them, often as a volunteer personal carer to marginalised people in intentional community settings. Home is wherever he lays his Read more […]
Sandra Arnold is an award-winning writer, originally from the UK, who lives in New Zealand. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Central Queensland University, Australia and has published two novels and a book on parental bereavement. Her work appears in numerous international journals and anthologies including Flash: the International Short-Short Story Magazine, Blue Read more […]