Tag Archives: short stories

Structural stepping stones

So in my last post, I mentioned I had some much-needed work to do on the structure of my new Young Adult manuscript, Inside Out. My beta readers liked the characters and the theme and various things within – bullying, … Continue reading

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What I did on my holidays…

It’s been a lovely three weeks on holiday but I have no idea where the time went! The dogs and cats have loved having me home – hopefully they’ll cope when I’m back at work. Tillie passed some health tests … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

Short stories can not only make a fantastic read, encompassing a myriad of emotions and truths within maybe 2000-4000 words or less, but they’re also an excellent way to sharpen your skills as a writer. I’ve used them to work … Continue reading

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