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Something to Hold

By the fifth day, no one was singing any more. There had been little enough spirit for it from the start, but a song to march to was customary, and custom overcame inclination – for a while. From the first day the mountains stole our words and threw them back at us with a mocking […]


This was supposed to be a brief and jolly post, just enough to point you to this fantastic listing of independently published and small press books, available right now for your reading and gift-buying pleasure. … but then, I was going to talk about #indieluv, as well. I don’t often talk about #indieluv (I usually […]

Autumn in August

Lime keys spiralling down from the autumn sky. Autumn. Hear that, Lady Vagabond? Time to stir your stumps. But even the old formula can’t lift my sour mood, can’t bring even the fleeting pretence of a smile. I only find myself wondering when I learnt to wish my life away so fast. It must have […]


Though he had promised me peace to read, he hesitated in the doorway. “Try to remember that it’s not all black and white, try to think – ” This from my father, who had not brought me up to see the world in shades of grey. My contempt froze the words on his lips, and […]


Trials & Tribulations of Writing Fiction


Stills, video, thoughts.

The Addicted Writer

Writing stories people want to read

Mathew Lyons


Project Gemini

The adventures of a dad of three, beginning to explore the world of writing.


Esther Chilton - Writer and Tutor

Dirty Sci-Fi Buddha

Musings and books from a grunty overthinker


Author DW Ulsterman

The Daily Tales of Gregg Savage

Every day, I write a unique story for you to share and enjoy.

Little Fears

Tales of humour, whimsy and courgettes

wtf, subconscious?

Dreams, drawings and psychoanalytic fun

harm·less drudg·ery

defining the words that define us

unbolt me

the literary asylum

"Where we're going, we don't need roads."

On sports and life and other topics at hand ...

Mum's The Word!

Life through the eyes of a mum, wife, woman

Rose English UK