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Our story of the week is a ghost story from the writer D W Evans. Evans has always been passionate about writing. In school he enjoyed creating plays and comic musicals which grew into a focus on plays and monologues in college. He has a particular talent for dialogue which is showcased in his short stories. In the 90s, while living

Our story of the week is a story about reflection from the writer Richard Corney. Richard has been writing since he was a child. His first love was poetry, although he did try to write a novel in his twenties. He has published a few poems and a couple of short stories, and has also recently written a novel which is ready for publica

The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail… We’re having a Facebook The Prince of Mirrors Giveaway! To enter for a chance to win a signed advance reader copy simply share the indicated post, follow and like us on Facebook @FairlightBooks. The giveaway o

Anthony Ferner is the author of Inside the Bone Box, one of the novellas in our Fairlight Moderns series. In addition to his academic articles and monographs, this will be Anthony’s second novella. We have chatted to him about his writing career, the research and inspiration behind Inside the Bone Box, and much more. How did you star

Our story of the week is a story about loss from the writer Andrew Dicker. Andrew was born in London, where he also went to medical school. In 1991 he started a new NHS practice in Westminster, London after working in rural England and Hong Kong. Since retiring, Andrew has focused on his short fiction. Having enjoyed writing academi

Our story of the week is survival story from the writer Dr Hannah Stevens. Hannah Stevens has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Leicester. She writes short stories and flash fiction. Hannah's work has been featured in numerous anthologies, magazines and literary journals. She also teaches creative writing workshops in

Our story of the week is a biographical story from the writer Helena Hinn. Helena began writing in 1984. She writes poetry and short fiction. She has been published in Virago, Women’s Press, Faber & Faber and OUP anthologies. Helena currently lives in Newcastle on Tyne. She spends her time writing, attending literature and fil

Writing can feel like a very solitary exercise. However, the online writing community is a large and supportive one. Social media is a great place to find new writing prompts, inspiration quotes and fellow writers. Check out these five motivational Instagram writing accounts to help keep your creativity flowing. @writing.prompt.s W