Tomorrow brings the first day of Spring, so today I bring a short story about the season of new beginnings. She came from a world victim to an eternal winter. Daytime was twilight and the night was darker than we could fathom. The brightest light came from the dim glow of the miniature moon hanging … Continue reading When the Curse of the Eternal Winter is Broken . . .
Writing Prompt #27 - Write about a piece of furniture in your home.
Writing Prompt no.30 - Write about a gift you have given or received.
A Trip to Prague: Day Two – here A Trip to Prague: Day Three and Four – here First Holiday in 20 years. Destination: Prague This adventure started at Christmas with a hidden envelope and the words "A Trip to Prague". After a lot of reassuring, this February I got on my first plane in … Continue reading A Trip to Prague: Day One
Writing Prompt #29 - Write about your 21st birthday.
A lot can happen in two weeks . . . I haven't posted anything for two weeks. Firstly, this was because I was on holiday in Prague, then it was my birthday, then an idiot smacked my butt at work, then it was because I felt depressed and then I walked out of my job. … Continue reading The Start of “My Diary” and the End of my Hiatus
Writing Prompt #28 - Search online for colour palettes and be inspired to write by one you resonate with.
I will let this get to my head, Charles Dickens and I share the same birthday as each other. Obviously, this is a sign . . . right? Not just that but, as I have mentioned several times on my blog before, Dickens also stayed at the hotel where I work, alongside Wilkie Collins in … Continue reading Charles Dickens Birthday
Rewrite a fairy tale. Give it a new ending or make it modern.
1. In the Time We Lost by Carrie Hope Fletcher Published: 17 October 2019 Genre: Romance novel, Magical Realism, Psychological Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romantic fantasy See January 2020 Book Haul 2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Published: 13th September 2011 Genre: Novel, Romance novel, Fantasy, Fantasy Fiction, High fantasy The circus arrives without warning. … Continue reading My 2020 Reading List