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Brief Encounter …

His mind was elsewhere initially as he strolled some-what mechanically down London’s premier shopping district focusing only on the space immediately in front of him.Suddenly his eye caught a familiar shape, maybe even a familiar walk; the back of a person, a person who for no particular reason had made his pulse race. He stopped … Continue reading Brief Encounter …

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The Blitz …

As the Collins boy carried on forging a reputation at school for his considerable athletic skills, the dark clouds of war were once again gathering over Europe. The Armistice agreement that stopped hostilities in 1918 had fuelled the rise of Herr Hitler looking for some reparations with a vengeance and so at 11:15 on September … Continue reading The Blitz …

Half a million words … who could imagine?

Half a million words ... this is what they look like! Short stories, long stories, novels, novellas, literary collections, published, unpublished, self published and stuff still lying at the bottom of a dusty draw. These are all just ‘words’ at the end of the day. But what’s the point of producing all these ‘words’? Is … Continue reading Half a million words … who could imagine?

Who deals the cards … in the writing game?

Who deals the cards ... in the writing game? Whatever you write, whoever you write it for, whoever you write it to, wherever you write and eventually how you actually write it will always depend upon what you want to do with it. The ‘It’ word refers to your ambition, your laziness, your self-pride, your … Continue reading Who deals the cards … in the writing game?

You laugh … or you cry … your choice!

You laugh ... or you cry ... your choice ..!With something for everyone; scenario’s each one of you will recognise and characters that actually live next door ... ‘Things You Should Know About Women’ is an exercise in satirical fiction you will definitely want to pass around to your mates. Caution! A sense of humor … Continue reading You laugh … or you cry … your choice!

Three books … three winners … three losers!

Three books … three winners and three losers! The second coming … or someone coming second? That’s the question and only a techno-thriller like ‘The Ludlum Prediction’ has the answer. However, if the game turns to being a fast paced thriller, leaving a bloody trail of death and deception spanning the Middle East and Africa … Continue reading Three books … three winners … three losers!