Happy Yule!

A little something for the Festive Season Some of you know I am in the process (and have been for over a decade now) of writing my Great Novel. I won’t attempt a… Continue reading

Guest Post – Therese Doherty

Welcome to Therese, second of the guest-posters from A Big Stone Rolls Inside, with descriptions of two characters who emerged during the workshop. I’m intrigued by what might happen when these two characters… Continue reading

Guest Post – Chris Okunbor

Welcome to Chris, first guest poster from A Big Stone Rolls Inside. Chris is a talented and well-known musician who came to the workshop looking to spread her wings a little with a… Continue reading

The Usual Precautions VI – They Came From Earth

  They Came From Earth “Too late, too late,” thought Alicanidria, “They found us first. We failed.” The thought rushed over him like sand blown across a raw crevice. Up on the horizon… Continue reading

The Usual Precautions V – Hero of the Apocalypse

He came to you one night, just on sunset and said, “Quickly! The evil comes! It is time for you to stand now for humanity! Time for you to protect us all!” You… Continue reading

The Usual Precautions IV – Transylvanian Zombie Apocalypse

A village square in Transylvania. Dnieperburg. Midnight. A full moon. Villagers hanging out of their upstairs windows. No-one can sleep with all this noise going on. In the South corner of the square… Continue reading

The Usual Precautions III – Cinderella’s Zombie Apocalypse

Cinderella looked at the pumpkin coach and looked back at the Fairy Godmother. “It’s all vegetably inside!” “Beggars can’t be choosers, sweetpea. We just need to get you inside the palace, away from… Continue reading

The Usual Precautions II – Le Zombie Apocalypse Francaise

I guest-blogged for Nike Sulway at Perilous Adventures  and you can read “The Usual Precautions” there. Since many  of you liked that story about the Australian Zombie Apocalypse, here is the French one: … Continue reading

A Big Stone Rolls Inside

Ooh look! My first ever blog 🙂 In November, I’m running a writing workshop with Cymbeline Buhler. We’re looking at those Big Stones that sit inside us, looming over the inner landscape and… Continue reading