Creative Writing

Creative tidbits, prompts and stories

The Beginner: A Short Story

He sat in front of the small, metallic rectangle in silence.  Waiting. We miss talking to you, Grandad, Hanna had said on her last visit.  You should get a computer. So the day after she had left, he had driven across town to the retail park, and entered a shop…

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The Reapers: First Submissions

The Reapers: First Submissions

I did the thing. I have been slowly releasing The Reapers out into the world by submitting my work to agents.  I thought I … View Post
Holly, Ivy & Red Berries: A Festive Zine

Holly, Ivy & Red Berries: A Festive Zine

I unearthed a zine I wrote in my early 20s, and thought it would be fun to share since Christmas is approaching (and honestly, … View Post
We are house-hunting

We are house-hunting

We are house-hunting. And it really is a hunt. More of a Hunger Games. Dozens of us lurking in the shadows, ready to attack. … View Post
The Reapers – Draft 1 Complete & Inspiration

The Reapers – Draft 1 Complete & Inspiration

I did it; draft 1 is complete!  I’m finally happy with the order of events, and there are more scenes than not that I’… View Post
The Reapers… What if the monsters were real?

The Reapers… What if the monsters were real?

When Caitlin goes through a traumatic accident in her early teens, her world is never the same.  Frightening monsters begin to seep into the … View Post
An Ode to My Body

An Ode to My Body

I’m reading a pretty stellar book at the moment called Gut by Giulia Enders.  As an IBS sufferer, it has been hard to … View Post