Tender was the night. Gentle was the breeze That flowed across my skin...
QuickFic: The Aesthetically Beautiful Life Enterprise (Table)
This is another story I submitted to Faber's QuickFic challenge - where each Friday at 9.50am a prompt was posted online so that foolhardy people could try writing a story of 250 words or less, inspired by it. The results of this labour had to be submitted by 2.50pm the same day, not a minute after... Hope this shot of microfiction, prompted by the photograph above, makes you smile 🙂
An open letter to the publishing industry
An open letter to The Publishing Industry (namely literary agents and publishers...) If you're in the publishing industry and reading this, then thank you. I know how busy you are, so I'll try and be brief. (If you're another disillusioned writer: chin up, friend - you're not alone.) I'm guessing you got into this industry … Continue reading An open letter to the publishing industry