Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt. 6 by Heather Taylor

“Oof!” Neither of them truly knew who had grunted – him, her or his guitar? “I am so sorry!” The young man exclaimed, eyes widening as he saw the damage he and his guitar had just caused. Ceri had been smacked flush against the wall by the neck of his black electric guitar. Her ticket,… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt. 6 by Heather Taylor

Fiction

Todd the Toad, pt.2 by George Butcher

They were walking towards Squirrel Fishnets’ house. Todd hadn’t really said 'come with me', and Mrs Tiddles hadn’t just disappeared inside for her thick walking shawl for going out just like that either; in fact they exchanged a rather unaesthetic dialogue for some time. This may have included Todd going totally against the theme of… Continue reading Todd the Toad, pt.2 by George Butcher

Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt.3 by Heather Taylor

Yet again, the seating plan had changed, although this time it was for the better. Ceri was no longer paired with Anna - an annoying girl who had a terrible habit of launching glue sticks across the classroom to destroy artistic displays. Instead, she was thrilled to have Cherry as her partner for the short… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt.3 by Heather Taylor

Fiction

Todd the Toad, pt.1 by George Butcher

In any case, what concerned Todd most was not that they had cancelled his strawberry subscription, but that they had not told him so until three weeks afterwards. It got under his nose, this kind of thoughtless beaurocracy. Yes they were a start up company and would be prone to certain errors due to the… Continue reading Todd the Toad, pt.1 by George Butcher

Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt.2 by Heather Taylor

Glove-Truffle's Girl School was always horrendously chaotic on the first day back after the holidays. Giggling teenagers, teachers with lessons that seldom went to plan and dinner ladies with never enough of everyone's favourite sandwich filling made up the school's population. The canteen was swarmed by girls with backpacks the size of a camel's hump,… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt.2 by Heather Taylor

Fiction

The Murderer by Ellie Fiander

Mary died on August 12th at 04:13am. I was there when her husband, John, found her later that morning after he returned home from a nightshift. John was devastated. He promised himself that he would catch the murderer, and when he did, he would make sure they paid for what they did to his wife.… Continue reading The Murderer by Ellie Fiander

Fiction

Life Can Change in a Second by Tamerice Luke

A split second later, Paul not knowing where this sudden urge for commandership arose reached for John’s jacket attempting to retrieve his phone. John instinctively battered his arm away. Paul couldn’t help himself, like some sort of power surged through his body, an inner knowledge knowing he had to win this argument. He shoved John… Continue reading Life Can Change in a Second by Tamerice Luke

Fiction

Biggest fan, pt. 1 by Heather Taylor

Ceridwen Hillam watched the blurred fields of flowers and wheat fly by, mesmerized by their gloriously bright colours. Stunning reds and yellows selflessly flung themselves at the passing cars; gentle shades of green and beige balanced the painting. Strips of shadows regularly dimmed her view every time they drove beneath a bridge or through a… Continue reading Biggest fan, pt. 1 by Heather Taylor

Advice

The difference between Short Stories and Flash Fiction

Many people have heard of short stories, but less have heard of, or tried to write flash fiction. We're here to tell you the difference and inspire you to give both a go! Short Story A short story is exactly what it says on the tin - a whole story created and written in a… Continue reading The difference between Short Stories and Flash Fiction

Non-Fiction

The Mourning Beckons of an Amicable Voice by Suchismita Ghoshal

Decent for the first time in a stretch of odd days, Arpan looked around the farmhouse searching for a more productive way to spend his day. He had been drinking heavily ever since his family left him last Tuesday out of a big brawl and, as he looked around the house, he saw many things… Continue reading The Mourning Beckons of an Amicable Voice by Suchismita Ghoshal