The fly In the Ointment - travelling to Spain with a dog, part 2

Home » creative writing The fly in the ointment In my first post about escaping the worst part of…


escape UK winter

Winter blues - travelling to Spain with a dog, part 1

Home » creative writing In my latter years I’ve become more unhappy with the effect of winter on…


Emp'uh'uh of the empire

The Empuhuh

Home » creative writing At a meet-up I had 20 minutes to write something based on the word…


Round robin anyone?

Home » creative writing Read about round robin story writing here. To do it you need to be in a…


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Gardenias again

Home » creative writing I wrote this piece of flash fiction after I'd been given, what we writers…


Interruptions

Home » creative writing Steve got a writing toolkit for Christmas, so we each took one of its'…


The wheels on the bus ...

Home » creative writing On Facebook, Writers and Artists Yearbook posted  "Writing exercise time:…


About 35°C in the shade

Home » creative writing 'Opening the wardrobe door' was a recent writing prompt I was given. Quick…


6 word story anyone?

Home » creative writing Ernest Hemingway, I love you for everything you ever wrote.. but don't…


Murder. No mystery.

Home » creative writing The runes were cast and these are what the gods came back with - a black…


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For Your Pleasure

Home » creative writing Watch my video while listening to my poem, “For Your…


Photo prompt kills!

Home » creative writing The rain was falling in rivulets down the windows by the time the car…


Two poems ...

Home » creative writing I wrote a couple of 'small but perfectly formed' poems...The first is my…


Tommy's tale

Home » creative writing It was getting very late and everyone was dispirited after the last…


Picture of some Rory Story Cubes

The City

Home » creative writing Here's something I wrote based on a 'throw' of these 5 Rory Story Cubes……


bots

Home » creative writing At a writers meeting, we wrote a piece based on the "interruptions" game.…


Blue

Home » creative writing I’ve a lot to write, a lot of soul to tear up, a lot of wounds to heal.…


Cento

Home » creative writingAt our writing group we started to write a Cento. Lauren brought a great…


Oscar

Home » creative writingThis poem is about one of my cats...


Oscar, Ella and Ringo

Home » creative writing Those are the names of our cats. I said are, and that’s true. They are the…


Calvin and Hobbes

Home » creative writing Recently, after making a donation, my wife brought home a book of comic…


Streets of fire

Home » creative writing A picture of a boy and a miner freshly out of the mine inspired me to write…


The Elephant of Doom

Home » creative writing Steve Wilson (no relation!) published another of his brilliant books…