I’ve always found it odd that for one third (supposedly) of our lives on this earth we are off in the land of Nod. I can understand sitting down to give our legs a rest, but our brains are always active so why do we need to sleep? Perhaps this is the answer.  Another night …

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I’ll meet you at midnight

I was reminded of this great record from the 70s recently, which was the inspiration for today's short story. I had finally fled from an abusive relationship, and against my better judgement allowed some friends to drag me off to a New Year’s Eve party at a hotel. My self-confidence was at rock bottom and …

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I used to be an Archer, and a friend challenged me to write a story incorporating Archery and Vampires. 😀 This was the result. I hope you like it. Vanda was hungry, very hungry. This wasn’t surprising as she hadn’t hunted for days, and even that had come close to being a disaster. Normally, as …

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  My beautiful Labrador had been my constant companion since he was a puppy, but things changed when Greg moved in as my lodger. The big, old house that had been my family home was too expensive to maintain on my own, but with six bedrooms was perfect as a bed and breakfast or for …

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How to self-publish

For those of you who enjoyed my previous post 'How to become an author' I thought you might find this follow-up useful:  Now that I have told you everything there is to know about being a writer I thought it was time to improve your knowledge of self- publishing. 😀 • You already have your beautifully …

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