Characterising the Unfamiliar Voice

Last Tuesday, you probably read my post about Creating Characters and if you didn’t, I suggest you go back and read it. What follows in this post is some tips and discussion regarding the creation of characters that are unusual or unfamiliar to us in some way. However, all of the basic character creating tips and activities should still be used to make your characters as … Continue reading Characterising the Unfamiliar Voice

Friday Flash Fiction: Tea Time

The De’aths lived alone in Marchmont Manor, on top of Woburn Hill. Although, their abode resembled more closely to a castle than a manor. They hosted a monthly tea party- each time inviting a couple from the town to join them. This month, the Merdads received their long awaited invitation. They arrived at the manor- in awe at the gables and turrets that towered over … Continue reading Friday Flash Fiction: Tea Time

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“Eosinophilic Esophagitis- hard to say, even harder to live with.”  Imagine waking up one day and not being able to swallow food. At the age of sixteen this happened to me. Food would sit in my throat in a painful lump, constricting my oesophagus more and more until eventually, I had to give up and leave my plate full. I would then spend the rest … Continue reading Tube Faced