Meet Gail Aldwin, author of the short story collection, Paisley Shirt

Hi, this week I'd like to welcome Gail Aldwin to the Thursday Throng. Gail writes every day and loves to see her stories change direction and become more textured through redrafting and editing. Alongside the slog of completing a novel, she enjoys playing with short fiction and poetry. What is one thing that no-one would usually know … Continue reading Meet Gail Aldwin, author of the short story collection, Paisley Shirt

Meeting Tracy Fells, Winner of Hysteria 2013

This week it's my great pleasure to welcome Tracy Fells to the Thursday Throng hot seat. Tracy was the winner of this years Hysteria 2013 writing competition with a story called Fibonacci’s Tree. She was also a runner up in last years Hysteria 2012 competition and has had success in several significant short story competitions … Continue reading Meeting Tracy Fells, Winner of Hysteria 2013

Friday Fictioneers – Memories are Made of This

This week’s offering for Madison Woods Friday Fictioneers challenge can be found below. Feedback and suggestions welcome 🙂 This week's photo is titled fawcet/tap and is copyright to Roxane Phillips. ********************************************************* The grass was uncut for weeks at a time; a tap that needed tightening to stop the incessant drip remained untouched; his scent slowly … Continue reading Friday Fictioneers – Memories are Made of This

Friday Fictioneers – Reality brought forth

On Tuesday I posted about how I felt about negative reviews on Amazon UK and amongst the many comments received was one from a friend of mine here in Dorset, Harvey Taylor (of http://www.socraticprojects.com) who suggested, rather than abandon fiction altogether that perhaps we consider writing something together, starting with a short story. So, this … Continue reading Friday Fictioneers – Reality brought forth