Book Review. The Curse of Time – Book 1 – Bloodstone

This week, I’m in book reviewing mode. Fifteen-year-old Amelina longs for someone to confide in.  Her once carefree mother has become angry and despondent. One day a strange black cat and a young girl, named Esme appear. Immediately, Esme becomes … Continued

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The Indie Showcase presents, Katlynn Brook

Growing up in the African bushveld for much of my childhood, I related strongly to Kipling’s Mowgli character. We roamed free, barefoot, feral. My mother, a free-spirited writer, and artist, often told us to get out of her hair while … Continued

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Anatomy of a novel, part two

Way back in January, I told you about an idea that I had, and how I was going to develop it. If you don’t remember, or you’re new here, this is the link Anyhow, I’ve been rather busy with the … Continued

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Flash Fiction, Man of Mystery.

Here is the flash fiction. It’s a piece I wrote for a competition a while ago, it features in my short story collection, inspiringly called Flash Fiction, which has just received this review, The challenge for this piece was to … Continued

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The return of an old friend

Finally, after a few months of depression and apathy, I feel ready to get back to some serious writing. Let’s start with a quote, “When a sister hates you, it really is the worst thing in the world.” That was … Continued

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The blank page and other Syndromes

When it comes to writing, I suffer from a lot of phobias, whether I like to admit it or not. I found out that one of my pet hates has a proper name, I’m referring to the panic which comes … Continued

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