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What’s in a Theme?

Bored to Death takes place in Mudstock, a sleepy mountain town and “the most desperately boring place on this great big blue ball of wonder”. In one dramatic pitch to stave off boredom, the friends, in response to a story told t...

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Describing action

Part of it depends on what sort of mood you want–“action scene” is quite a wide umbrella that could cover everything from Black Hawk Down to a James Bond movie to Avengers Assemble. If you could give a few more details of ...

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Thoughts on a Childfree Single Female Protagonist?

If you came to know a lead character of a story is female and she’s single and childfree, would you have any biases against her or lose any interest in reading her story because that is who she identifies as? I tend to enjoy writing child...

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What Classic Book Have You NEVER Read

I’d like to give Joyce a go…and also Samuel Beckett. On the radio this morning they were discussing Beckett’s prose: ‘Completely unfathomable, and if I might be so bold – angonising, tedious, a deconstruction o...

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Middle Grade Fantasy

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EstherMayRose wins the December short story contest!

@Wreybies Could you please do the honours? Cavallucci (2,824 words) It was Christmas in Saint-Gosse, and the weather did not disappoint. Snow had been falling in a wild, demented dance since that morning and the sky was as silver as a new c...

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Book 6 was missing for years…..

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Publishers- how to choose?

Hi all, First post, looking forward to contributing to the forum. I am a new writer and have drafted a book ‘Money lessons left at the school gate’. It is a book to help young people invest and manage their money. I have been fo...

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Winner of Flash Fiction Contest #62 – Intangible Girl

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Signature Pictures

The issue I see with this is that it can very quickly make a forum look cluttered. Text signatures are typically small and discrete. They don’t distract from the actual content of the forum, which is the most important part. With imag...

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