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Flash Fiction Short List!

I have only just caught up with the fact that a swift piece of flash fiction I wrote at the end of last year was ...
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‘Counting the Ways’ gets around!

Good to see my novel amongst such excellent company - sent from a reader in the south of France! ...
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FLASH 500 COMPETITION

Flash Fiction is something I have been meaning to get around to for a long time.  In late August, I entered my first competition - ...
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Flash 500

I have just heard that a piece of flash fiction I wrote for Flash 500 -in fact, my first entry to a flash fiction competition  ...
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LEARNING GREEK … or trying to

Of course, everyone says there's no need.  Why bother?  people say.  Surely everyone in Crete speaks English.  And yes, most people have either an impressive, ...
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ARNOLD BENNETT

I am currently re-reading Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett.  I first read this when I was a student studying  for an English Literature degree and Bennett ...
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2019 – PLANS …

For the past couple of months, I have put my third novel aside and returned to my first novel that I finished some years ago, ...
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UK SOUTHERN BOOK SHOW

Worthing was the setting for the UK Southern Book Show on Sunday October 28th - and it was a good day for making contacts with ...
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A LONG APPRENTICESHIP

There I was, at the alarmingly young age of 19, holding my first acceptance letter from a Conde Nast publication: the editor of BRIDES magazine ...
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Cretan Escape

Nine days or so in Crete back at our house, Blue Heaven, in Gavalohori, and there's time to return to my new novel and actually ...
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