Include the words: “Braces”, “Ricochet”, and “Belts” We haven’t had one of these for a while 🙂 They can go anywhere you like in the story and you can combine them or keep them separate. Any genre you please but 500 words or less. Unleash your awesome. Word limit: 500. Deadline […]Read more "Flash Fiction Challenge 16th February"
Well, there’s a hook (and probably a book title). So, it’s Valentine’s Day and I’m married so I guess I have to be romantic. That would be where the tealight comes in. My poor Husband is the victim of a serial “folksy” Valentine crafter and this year is no exception (sadly for him). Flowers and […]Read more "Tapeworms and Tealights"
Small but perfectly formed 😀 Springboard: Perfect We’ve got 250 words this week in whatever genre you fancy, but the springboard is “Perfect”. That doesn’t have to be the title, it could be the theme or you may want to bounce off that idea. Unleash your awesome. Word limit: 250. Deadline […]Read more "Flash Fiction Challenge 9th February"
Picture Prompt. SciFi? Horror? Mystery? Where you do is up to you. You’ve got 750 words to weave with, this week. Unleash your awesome. Word limit: 750. Deadline 12 pm GMT, Thurs 8th Feb Leave your link in the comments 🙂Read more "Flash Fiction Challenge 2nd February"
Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske My rating: 4 of 5 stars First up, I’m a Mother living in Germany who originates from the UK and I bought this book to help me understand the differences between the two cultures (parenting wise). I’ll do this […]Read more "Book Review: Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske"
Pick a title: Moonlight Six-pack Where the Dust-Bunnies Live The Trade-off Devil May Care Invisible Ink Unleash your awesome. Word limit: 500. Deadline 12 pm GMT, Thurs 1st Feb Leave your link in the comments 🙂Read more "Flash Fiction Challenge 26th January"
All the Nothing We’ve Done: A Short Story by Christina McMullen My rating: 5 of 5 stars An excellent exercise in re-framing, I loved the different perspectives it offered on the main character’s life and choices. The balance of the seriousness of final judgment and humour in the same situation was perfect. It was short […]Read more "Book Review: All the Nothing We’ve done by Christina McMullen"