The first settlers on earth were attracted by the clear air. The second thing they noticed was the lush green landscape. Animals were thriving on the planet. History books had spoken of a grey land full of buildings, the air so polluted you couldn’t breathe. Without man, the buildings had started to crumble and the … Continue reading First Earth Settlers – Flash Fiction
Are spelling and grammar important when writing? It is a question I ask myself daily, during teaching. I work with some of the most reluctant students. Many have been excluded from school for behaviour reasons. Students exhibit behaviour for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is that they struggle at school. It is … Continue reading How Important is Grammar and Spelling in Writing?
On a table sat a quiet timid woman who had done everything in her power to avoid eye contact when she entered. She had spent her time fiddling with her hair and smoothing her clothes down. On several occasions the waitress had tried to offer her a menu, she had smiled and asked for a … Continue reading The Restaurant – Flash Fiction
The panic started as a shiver at the base of her neck. It travelled down her spine like an uncurling snake. The perfume was unmistakable. The citrus sweet smell that had paralysed her 15 years ago. She listened to the voice, yes, it had the same raspy pitch. It was her, the person from Suki’s … Continue reading The Scent of Fear
Susan tapped her foot at the family of six in front of her booked in. Please hurry up she thought to herself I can’t miss this flight Luke will never forgive me. Susan was always late wherever she went and it drove Luke mental. Smart and exact Luke, suffered from anxiety every time Susan made … Continue reading Always Late – Flash Fiction
Why journal and what type of journal to use? For as long as I can remember I have written a journal. When I was smaller it was called a diary. Looking back on those early diaries I always smile. Arguments with friends, boys I fancied are all written down. Lately, journalling has become an important … Continue reading How to Gain The Benefits From Journalling
Part Three Days 21-30 Posting every day for 30 days is one of the hardest challenges I have undertaken. Full-time writers find this a ridiculous statement. However, having come from posting a couple of times a week to every day for a month it has been a huge achievement for me. Throughout the process, I … Continue reading Post Every Day for 30 Days