An Interview with Ali from Enterprising Writers

I would like to introduce Ali who has recently set up Enterprising Writers https://www.enterprisingwriters.com/, a website full of information for aspiring writers. She introduced #WRITE2021, last year, which encourages you to write 2021 words a week. She has also just launched the #3ChapterChallange, which starts on Saturday 31st of July and ends on Sunday 22ndContinue reading “An Interview with Ali from Enterprising Writers”

A new writing website – Enterprising Writers

Any one starting out in the writing world will understand, it can feel like a very lonely road. It is very isolating and at times you can feel like no one understands. People don’t look on your new found profession as a proper job, it’s just a hobby, however much you protest. Then the ImposterContinue reading “A new writing website – Enterprising Writers”

Harbour Lights

It seemed like days since she had been standing on the shore welcoming William home again. Two months at sea was torture but the parting after three weeks together was far worse. The harbour lights twinkled through the stubborn tears that welled, holding onto her lashes like her love for William, refusing to let go.Continue reading “Harbour Lights”

Interview with M.B. Blissett (Part 2)

I would like to thank Matt for talking to our writing group and giving us an insight as to how he writes and what makes him tick. He started by telling us a little bit about himself. Matt comes from Norfolk. He has always been interested in writing and started independent reading from an earlyContinue reading “Interview with M.B. Blissett (Part 2)”

Interview with M.B Blissett

What inspired you to write initially?There was an intense curiosity about how it was done. I used to read Stephen King stories on aportable cassette recorder and copy them out. For the longest time, I procrastinated, because Iwas frightened of doing it badly. Then I decided to embrace the fear and go for it. ItContinue reading “Interview with M.B Blissett”

Degrees of goodness

I was talking the other day to someone about degrees of goodness.  We all like to think of ourselves as good in principle, whether it’s charitable work, looking after someone or just not being a bad person in general. But is it so black and white? Just because you do charitable work does that makeContinue reading “Degrees of goodness”

Three times round the tree

Once, twice….. dare she do it three times? Katie looked at Sophie with big, wide, brown eyes that danced with eagerness. “Go on……..go on.” Katie’s devilish smile egging her on, but all the while her sensible side resisting. “You’ve stopped, now you’re going to have to start again or it won’t count.” Sophie thought aboutContinue reading “Three times round the tree”

Trainer Tim and The Little People

One upon a time there was a man called Trainer Tim, he loved bright coloured trainers. He was very proud of them and people used to email him from across the world requesting personalised trainers, that was until another craze came along and orders started to dry up. One night before going to bed heContinue reading “Trainer Tim and The Little People”

A Window to the World

Alice sat on her favourite chair in the bay window. Her eye sight wasn’t what it used to be; she couldn’t see things with clarity anymore. But then that was to be expected at her age, especially as she had Age Related Macular Degenerate. Her eye sight had been failing for many years, she hadContinue reading “A Window to the World”

Life so fragile

The snow is falling gently, it’s quiet all around Everyone’s in their own world, on the streets there’s not a sound, Lights are twinkling brightly, indicating there’s life within But not in Gordon’s heart, he’s soaked to the skin His feet ache with the frost bite, his clothes have seen better days A cardboard boxContinue reading “Life so fragile”

Secrets of the Emerald Circle

Behind the fans, the makeup and the courteous demeanour, envious sisters plot eternal revenge. It had been brewing for years, they had worked hard on their façade, in fact that is what had made them famous – rich and famous, but that was not enough, nowhere near enough. Underneath it all lay secrets and liesContinue reading “Secrets of the Emerald Circle”