I found the following information originally on Steve Thorn’s site. Thanks for sharing, Steve. Nostradamus, Mother Shipton and now John Titor. Although two of these people claimed to forecast the future, one of them claims to be from the future. The Story of John Titor is a strange one. He claims to be from 2036. … Read moreTime Traveller
Yoohoo! At lunchtime I posted my first flash fiction submission. It’s on it’s way to That’s Life! Fast Fiction Magazine – a magazine filled with short snippets showing different views on life. It’s an established magazine in this country and the rates are good–extremely good, in fact. I think I need to put a submission … Read moreFlash Fiction Submission
Today I decided to have a bit of a clean out. It’s amazing how many copies of my manuscript I’ve accumulated over the years. The early versions brought a hot flush to my cheeks because I could plainly see the errors on each page. Not spelling errors, although there were a few of those too, … Read moreManuscript Disposal
Here are Five Reasons to Write Flash Fiction. It’s only a short article which uses common sense to explain what you should and shouldn’t do in this “genre” (I believe it’s been given this status now). On Flash Writing is another article that I found interesting. After reading it I decided that I’m an “editor … Read moreWhy write flash?
A few days ago I mentioned that I’m trying my hand at flash fiction and that I had three stories outlined. One of those outlines is now a proper flash piece. I needed a bit of encouragement with the piece though, as it’s not generally what I write, so I sent the story through to … Read moreUpdate: Flash Fiction
Due to recent events with my collaborative novel, I found myself searching the internet for easy to read (and understand) legal issue pages for writers. Julie Kenner’s article on legal issues fits that description. Each section is short and to the point, with everyday examples to help settle the information into the brain. I didn’t … Read moreLegal Issues for Writers
Most wealthy men married when they were over 30. A son came into his inheritance on marriage, so parents often delayed the ceremony as long as possible. Women married earlier, usually when they were about 20, but were sometimes betrothed (promised in marriage) as young as seven. For the rich, marriage was the alliance of … Read moreMedieval Betrothal
Having finished the rewrite of my novel, I’ve decided to spend a few weeks writing something different. Flash fiction is ideal for submitting to magazines but I’ve decided that I won’t even try to write fantasy or SF flash; I’m going to write human interest flash stories. This will be like a holiday to me. … Read moreFlash Fiction