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Our short story of the week is a story about ageing by Annalisa Crawford. Annalisa Crawford lives in Cornwall, UK, with a good supply of moorland and beaches to keep her inspired. She lives with her husband, two sons and canine writing partner, Artoo. In her spare time, she is a fitness instructor. Annalisa writes dark, contemporary

Our short story of the week is a story about identity by Margaret Crompton. Margaret Crompton has a BA in English Literature and a diploma in Social Sciences. She has worked as a Social Work Practitioner and a university lecturer in Social Work. She has also taught English as a Foreign Language in Poland. Margaret has had numerous arti

Our short story of the week is a story about a loner by Brindley Hallam Dennis. Brindley Hallam Dennis lives on the edge of England and writes short stories, many of which have been broadcast, published and performed. Some have won prizes. He writes to be read aloud, but is uncomfortable with the ‘p’ word. He began writing at sc

Our short story of the week is a story about nature by Carol Farrelly. Carol Farrelly is a fiction writer. She is currently working on a collection of short stories and a novel. She holds a DPhil on Thomas Hardy’s fiction. She lived for one gloriously dreamy year in Italy and is in love with all things Venetian. Her novel, This S

Our short story of the week is a story about forgery by Julia Clayton. Julia Clayton studied Economics at the LSE and Ancient History at King’s College London. For twenty-three years she was Head of Classics at King George V College, Southport, a state-sector sixth-form college. In summer 2019 she decided to retire from teaching in o

Our short story of the week is a story about injustice by Alan Robert Clark. Alan Robert Clark is a freelance writer and the author of Fairlight Books’ historical novels The Prince of Mirrors and its sequel, Valhalla. Born in Scotland, Alan attended Dollar Academy in Clackmannanshire before joining King’s College in London. How

Our short story of the week is a story about regret by Owen Schalk. Owen Schalk is a fiction writer and a student of literature and history. His primary field of study is postcolonial writing from Latin America and the Middle East. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and his family owns and operates a honey farm outside the city. Since

Our short story of the week is a story about domestic abuse by Kathryn Halton. Kathryn Halton graduated from the University College of Ripon and York St John in the early 1990s, with a BA Hons in English Literature and History. Her dissertation was a paper on the works of Jack Kerouac. She started her working life as a librarian at a l