Tag Archives: Plot

A question for you

I come to you with a question. A few years ago, I had a short story published through an e-zine. Since then, the magazine ceased to exist, although the site is still up. My story was featured in the last … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt 55

“Oh, for the love of Holy Morhan, will you please stop thinking that there’s always something wrong?” Jonas stuck his hands in his pockets, kicked a pebble, and lowered his head. “Something is¬†wrong, though,” he muttered under his breath. Pela … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt 52

Everyone around me panicked and ran and trampled each other to get out, go someplace safe. Fools. What difference would it make? I noticed a woman at the other end of the bar eyeing me, calm as a meditating monk. … Continue reading

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Wisps Of Memory – Out now!

Friends, my latest short story, Wisps Of Memory, is now live on Amazon, Kobo, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, and others. It’s a Christmas horror story (as always, not the splatter type) about Ian, a middle-aged loner who lives with the … Continue reading

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How to create believable characters

Some of you might have heard the question, “What’s more important? The story or the characters in it?” When I had just started writing, I wholeheartedly used to answer that the story was more important than anything. “Take the world’s … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt 47

Audrey laboured dragging the body from his legs. What is he made of anyway? she thought. Stone? She stopped at the top of the stairs panting, and wiped sweat from her forehead. “Jonas!” she shouted. “You better get your ass … Continue reading

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Getting back on the short story submission train

Confession time folks. I haven’t submitted a new short story to any literary magazine since Xmas 2016. At that time, I submitted a cyberpunk short story which, as of writing this, will be the basis for a future novel. The … Continue reading

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