Lurking in the Depths

It was a particularly frosty day, even for February. A light dusting of snow cloaked the riverbanks and a few, small shards of ice were floating across the surface of the murky water, reflecting the cloud-littered sky above. The sudden cold had come as a shock to the town of Limenton; they were about as…

0/5 For the Book Review System

Whether it’s a book, a film, or even an idea, we associate it with a certain numerical score. We can read Shakespeare’s Hamlet and give it a five-star review, and then read the latest instalment of the Fifty Shades of Gray series and give it a zero. This is the way that we recommend various titles to one another……

The Mystery Blogger Award

It’s been a little while since I have been nominated for a blog award, so I was absolutely delighted when I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Tales from the mind of Kristian. Please do check out Kristian’s blog; he posts a wonderful range of posts that are always worth a read. His…

Longer Tales

Below you can find descriptions of my two serial-based stories. Thanks for reading; if you have read any of these stories, please do let me know what you thought!   Pryon “She was eager to leave the black scar on the horizon far behind her – the scar that had once been her home.” My…

Pryon #9 – The Boy

This short story is part of series that I have been writing; to read part one, you can click the link here. Thank you so much for reading and I hope you enjoy this next part of the story! “You have to stop doing this.” Linyeve had barely had time to process Kanalin’s announcement that the royal…

Guarded #4 – The Execution

This story is part of a serial, this part inspired by the photo prompt from the Sunday Scrawl Challenge; if you’ve missed a part, check out part one, part two and part three. Thanks for reading and, as always, enjoy! The Guardians didn’t speak as they bound the three Disgraced together. Amata didn’t even know whether Guardians could…

Sunday Scrawl #8

Dear readers, I want to thank everyone who has taken part in the Sunday Scrawl so far! It’s been a pleasure to read your wonderful takes on my pictures and a privilege to host a challenge that helped inspire fellow writers. However, due to a steady decrease in participation, I’ve decided to pause the Sunday…

Street Art

This is another short story for the weekly prompt competition at Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers, which runs from Monday to Monday on a weekly basis. Thank you so much for reading and enjoy! It had been a long time since anyone had looked at me the way she was looking at me. Her green…

Sunday Scrawl #6

It’s Sunday again, which means that it’s time for the next Sunday Scrawl! This is a writing prompt competition that I have been running for a few weeks now; here are the rules: Below, you will find this week’s photo prompt! Responses to the prompt can vary from prose/poetry writing to more photographs – there…