Flash Fiction – Tears of a Clown

This challenge was to write a 100 word piece containing the dialogue, “What are you lot doing here?’ Here’s what I came up with (100 words): ——————————————– Tears of a Clown Ken was dead. When he opened his eyes, he found he was beside a…

Flash Fiction – A Recipe For Love?

This week’s writing challenge was to write 150 words on anything; however verbs and adjectives  ( and nouns where possible) had to have a gastronomic/food connection. I found this challenge very tricky. I’m not sure I have adhered strictly to the rules, but here is…

15k in May – Writing Challenge. Week 3 Update

Only a very quick update of where I am in the 15k in May writing challenge – my attempt to add at least another 15,000 words to my WIP by the end of this month. I’ve found this week to be very tough going and…

15k in May – Update for Week 2

I am currently in the midst of the 15k in May Writing Challenge. Despite posting another zero day on Day 9 and a miniscule 177 words on Day 11, I am currently ahead of schedule and am happy to be writing most days. Even though…

Don of The Dead Episode 3 – Don Goes Shopping

Don of The Dead – Series Overview Don is recently deceased but didn’t quite make it to the other side, so seems doomed to join the rotting ranks of the undead rubbing shoulders with the living who have now begrudgingly accepted that some people just…

Weekly Writing Challenge – Flash Fiction – The Other Woman

This week’s writing challenge was 150 words with the prompt: If she waits five minutes . . . Here is what I came up with – a meditation on adultery. 150 words including the prompt. ————————— The Other Woman If she waits five minutes she…

15k in May Challenge – Week 1 Update

This is the first weekly update for my progress in our 15k in May challenge, of which you can find out more in my previous post. The Sun has arrived, however briefly, in the UK and with it comes the end of the first week…

Weekly Writing Challenge – Monologue.

This week’s writing challenge was to write 150 words inspired by the idea of someone performing a mundane task for the first time. My effort was inspired by having known someone who suffered a terrible head trauma and had to learn to do very basic…

15K in May – my next big challenge.

Am I mad?! Having just completed one challenge (the A-Z Blog Challenge) only yesterday, it’s time to move on to the next! This time it’s the 15K in May challenge (#15kinmay) and I will be updating you on my progress every Wednesday during May. Starting…