I have been writing fiction again. I felt compelled to share this 500 word story. Enjoy. I wake to find myself surrounded by aliens. I first check that I am not dreaming by pinching myself, as I often experience strange dreams (I really need to stop eating cheese before bed) I then wipe the dust … Continue reading Storytime. The Visitors.
‘He made his way across the foyer towards her, half loping and half tiptoeing with a general air of being highly delighted to see everything around him including the dust on the broken grandfather clock. Bryony thought she’d never encountered anyone so remarkable in her life. She was right.’The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy, Into the Nowhere by Jenny T. Colgan, and Keeping up with the Joneses by Nick Harkaway.
Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan A third Doctor story! With companion Jo Grant. Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and Jo Grant are a part of one of my favourite eras of Who and so Salt of the Earth was magical. I thought it got the characters, and in their interactions with each other, of the … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan, The Bog Warrior by Cecilia Ahern, The Loneliness of The Long-Distance Time Traveller by Joanne Harris and The Anti-Hero by Stella Duffy.
I was so absorbed in The Town Talks, I had forgotten I was reading a short story until I reached the final page. The title ties perfectly into the story too. The writing was superb. I’m interested in families and their dynamics, always unique, and The Town Talks had the characters written well. Both the … Continue reading Short Story Review. The Town Talks by Isabelle Kenyon.
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