Short Story: Curtain Call

I wrote this short story (~2,500 words) under the following prompt: In memory of Terry Pratchett write a story that showcases the following: -characters who face death bravely -stories that turn the traditional ideas of death on their heads   Curtain Call The No.1 bus trundled along the streets of Bristol. …

Magical Books: What Katy Did

I was going to do another post about school stories I enjoyed as a child, and What Katy Did At School fell into that category. But then I got thinking about how I enjoyed the whole series of Katy books. There are five books in the series in total. All five …

Do I Need An Editor?

When I started writing my novel (I’ve currently nearly finished the second draft!) I joined the online writing site Scribophile. Before I joined Scrib, if you’d asked me what editing was, I’d have said that after you’d written your book, you gave it to an editor, and they corrected any mistakes you’d …

Meet My Cats!

I’m led to believe that people like to know the person behind the blog. If you’re reading here, you probably don’t know much about me except that I live in the UK, and I like books! So, I’d to tell you about some other things I like, too. Starting with …

The Versatile Blogger Award

A big thank you to my friend, Sylvia Heike, for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award! Please check out her blog where she chats about her writing projects. I’m a big fan of her fantasy drabbles – click here for my favourite one. The rules of nomination: 1) thank the …