I missed it... I mean I really missed it... I have been published AND it has been out for a few months AND I didn't notice! How could I do that??? I know that I submit to a number of magazines and journals but I like to keep track of the anthologies, but this one… Continue reading Spooky Tales – I am published!
I could smell smoke in the air, cloying and bitter. "Something's up," I told the chickens. They pretty much ignored me and continued to scratch at the grain I'd just flung at the ground. A niggling headache had begun to softly pound behind my right eye and I knew that something was wrong, but what.… Continue reading An Unexpected Guest
I was writing a story the other day and realised that I needed to put a huge amount of emotion in. I needed to build tension and make the reader feel my characters fear... But how do you write fear? There are the physical manifestations - sweaty palms, wide eyes, racing heart - but there… Continue reading Emotional Baggage
Have you noticed on the TV they are starting to put on more horror...? I guess it must be coming up to that time - Halloween! I love this time of year with the leaves turning red and orange and the pumpkins ripening; looking like orange jewels in a load of green and brown foliage.… Continue reading Ghosts