India stood there watching the water pooling at her feet from her naked body. Here she was about to face her biggest enemy, scared and naked. She took a deep breath and looked down. Her heart stopped that can’t be right. Looking down again she studied the numbers 14 stone. She stepped down, bloody scales … Continue reading Sliding Scales – Flash Fiction
Angela twiddled with her long dark hair. She always twiddled when she was nervous and today she was especially nervous. The butterflies were still dancing around in her stomach. For the fifth time that morning she wondered whether forcing a slice of toast down was such a good idea. She glanced again at her reflection … Continue reading First Days at University – A Short Story
They walked in hand in hand almost sideways like crabs so that they could look into each other's eyes. She was blond with jeans and a bright pink jumper and he had wavy blond hair, jeans and a blue jumper. They looked like a complete mirror image of each other. As they sat down he … Continue reading The Love Crabs – Flash Fiction
I remember the day I was taken away from my parents, I was ten years old. I spent five years away from them. Although I can’t remember where I was or who had me. We moved about a lot, the faces constantly changing. I was not alone. All children in our society are removed at … Continue reading The Mission – Flash Fiction
It started with boredom and curiosity. After spending six months on her own, after her divorce, Claire decided to see what internet dating was like. With nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon, she typed dating sites into Google. Her first surprise of the weekend was how many sites there were. After a while, … Continue reading Divorced and Dating – A Short Story
Now if you want dirt on what publication it was I’m not telling you. Editors do an incredible job on all outlets and I’m not here to slag them off. Harry Potter was refused by more than 10 editors before being picked up. All editors have their own taste, reading is subjective. My Writing A … Continue reading Getting Rejected From a Top Publication Was The Best Thing That Happened To Me.
The first time I tried to start this trilogy I failed miserably. The reason I didn’t like it was the physical size of the first book. I couldn’t hold it without my hand aching especially when I tried to read in my favourite place, bed. Not that I am weak and feeble the books … Continue reading The Passage Trilogy – Justin Cronin