500 word writing challenge

500 word writing challenge

Here is a fine writing challenge for you. It is inspired by another Diane Victor etching from the series Pandora’s Box courtesy David Krut Projects Cape Town. This one’s called After Eden. Your challenge this time is to write up to 500 words of Eve’s interior monologue as she ponders her triumphs and failures, her regrets and her forebodings. … Continue reading

Cruising  by Megan Armstrong

Cruising by Megan Armstrong

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Megan Armstrong’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? Totally fiction. What was the inspiration behind your story? I was intrigued by the idea of a stranger coming aboard a cruise … Continue reading

The Accident by Mandy Collins

The Accident by Mandy Collins

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Mandy Collins’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? It’s a mix of the two. What was the inspiration behind your story? I saw a tweet one morning about something that happened … Continue reading

Monday Motivation: It’s sensational

Monday Motivation: It’s sensational

This is going to be a deeply subjective missive – although, I suppose, there’s an argument to say that every one of these pieces is deeply subjective: how could they not be? It’s inspired by my sitting at the tiller of our Narrowboat Patience. For the past few days we’ve been making our way up … Continue reading