100 Word Challenge #44Prompt: Write a poem. It doesn’t have to rhyme or be specifically about the Monarch but it should capture the passing of sixty years.Though union flags are hanging up in windows and from trees,And remnants of an empire wave them for your jubilee,That red-white-blue's more likely found in Brits abroad tattoos(I bet you… Continue reading 100WC #44 – Liz
My short story The Restoration Man will be available free, gratis and for nothing on Amazon for one week from Monday. One working week, that is. Five days. So why not download it and read it and etc.Go on!
100 Word Challenge #43 Prompt: ...the flame flickered before... It was the only thing that he truly understood. Something that he had created, that he had brought to life from phosphorous, wax and string. There was a purity and a truth to it. That’s what he’d say, anyway. To the psychologists. He’d talk about a… Continue reading 100WC #43 – A Child Of Fire
100 Word Challenge #42Prompt: piece must contain the words 'liberty', 'empire', 'apple', 'yellow' and 'enormous'I watch the television from the hotel bed, my yellow robe pulled tight. The sun here is tiny, like an apple hanging from a branch. It is a different sun, cold and foreign.Grainy images flicker on the screen: masked faces, assault… Continue reading 100WC #42 – In Absentia
I met three new writers from Tunbridge Wells last night. Daniel Huckfield is writing a biography of 19th century Tunbridge Wells-based blasphemer, anarchist and gramophone entrepreneur Henry Seymour, and blogging about it as he goes.Tom Revell writes a very entertaining blog called Without A Corset. Richard Coleman is a science teacher who writes poetry at… Continue reading Three new Tunbridge Wells Writers
100 Word Challenge #41Prompt: [picture of bones]Under hedges laid like rope the sleeping giants lie. Washed and buried these ancients wait, silenced by time and lost in stories of the past. Above them blow the sorrowful winds, above them walk the lonely hearts, and the restless men who pull them from the rocks know nothing… Continue reading 100WC #41 – What Will Come
100 Word Challenge #40Prompt: RubyJack So I go to the basement where I know they'll bring you an it’s a filthy Dallas mornin an there’s pills in my belly an the ugly lil .38 snub in my pocket is black an cold as sin an there’s police everywhere so you must be comin an I… Continue reading 100WC #40 – Jack