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Start Writing Fiction – Exercise 5

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Picture © The Open University ok, so I fell behind somewhat after a week off work having fund with the kids and building wardrobes without manual’s. Still, I’m [...]

Start Writing Fiction – Exercise 4

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I could tell just by looking that Stanley was standing proud. With his gloriously decorated two-tone brown/cream Chelsea boots, black jeans, smart large collared white shirt with its black flowery design and his cream Harrington bomber jacket, he was a picture of decadence. He was smiling in his own inimitable fashion and it was beautifully infectious. It was just a shame his face always let him down. [...]

Start Writing Fiction – Exercise 3

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Stanley’s reputation preceded him. His gloriously decorated two-tone brown/cream Chelsea boots, black jeans, smart large collared white shirt with its black flowery design and his cream Harrington bomber jacket spoke of his flamboyance. That inimitable happiness he displayed wherever he went. His face told a different story. Although in his twenties, his face was sharp, rugged and weathered with a large heavy beard and a scar down his right cheek [...]

Start Writing Fiction – Exercise 2

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picture © The Open University So here we are and it’s Exercise Two.  in this exercise, I learnt a bit about why 6 other writers chose to write and relate them to my [...]

Start Writing Fiction – Exercise 1

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picture © The Open University So I joined a writing course with the Open University called Start Writing Fiction.  The first exercise was to write a paragraph (50 to 100 [...]

Revenge

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Mary Star is an ordinary mother who is convinced her son is not well but doesn’t understand what’s wrong with him and the doctors won’t listen to her. Will she do [...]

Fred

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Fred, Tania, Trevor, Valerie, Sam & Lisa find themselves together in a house they cannot leave.  None of them no each other.  This is the short story of how they [...]

Missing in Action

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Hey, So I haven’t posted in a while and it wasn’t just because of christmas, New year and my birthday.  Unfortunately, my father passed away on 20th December and [...]

Police Cordon

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Here’s my latest offering, thought of earlier while in the bath and written this very evening for your reading pleasure.  I hope you like it.  If you do, please [...]

Ever wanted to control your dreams?

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When I was a young boy, I had an unexpected dream.  I don’t remember the details but I do know that during it, I was kissed on my cheek.  The kiss woke me up.  At [...]