Out there

I originally intended this to be a short story entry in a major competition, but ran out of time and missed the deadline. For those who are wondering, the date is not an error; read to the end and you’ll understand why. January 2019. ‘Do you hear the news tonight? Some sort of virus is …

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Writer’s block – The blank page

As a writer I’m often asked how to overcome writer’s block. You sit down full of enthusiasm and a blank screen stares back at you, daring your fingers to touch the keyboard, or your pen to destroy the pristine surface of a blank sheet of paper. Fortunately, this is something I’ve never found a problem; …

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Birthday bloggers – Summer Changes, Winter Tears

Many years ago I visited the island of Malta, and although I have seen some drastic changes over the  years, it remains in my heart.  'Changes,'  told the story of an unadventurous young woman living in London, working in a respectable job,  then deciding to live in Malta when she falls in love with the …

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