Genre-bending workshop run by Tim Love. What is Genre? Why is it so significant? And can works really fit into more than one genre? A chance to discuss all these questions and more, and to learn about this mysterious yet important theme. Tim Love will… Read More »1st November – Genre-Bending Workshop
We enjoyed a fun evening determining the results of our flash fiction competition this week. All the entries were read out by two readers and then members attending voted on their favourites for first, second and third prizes. And the winner was….. 1st place –… Read More »Flash Fiction Competition 2022 Results
Giles kicks off his brogues and saunters over the thick-pile carpet. He’s got two champagne flutes in one hand, a bottle of Lanson in the other and a big box of chocolates tucked under his elbow. “What are you after?” drawls Amanda as he begins… Read More »Selection Box – by Will Tate
‘Gets lino cleaner twice as fast. That’s what they said. Change lino to vinyl and that’s it: homework done,’ Gran splutters between coughs. ‘Don’t be daft woman,’ Dad says. ‘It’s an adventure story the school wants, not an advertising jingle. I love you, but we… Read More »Flash – by Kathy English
Local writer of fiction for children, artist and illustrator. He’s been writing since 2000 and has earned many accolades and awards. Books fall into the horror genre and include a series called Tales of Terror’. His paintings have appeared at the Royal Academy Exhibition.
Edith is Professor of Classics at Durham University, previously at King’s College London. She specialises in showing how Aristotle’s philosophy from the Ancient World can be applied to how to live in the modern world in her book Aristotle’s Way, Ten Ways Ancient Wisdom Can… Read More »6th September – Professor Edith Hall
Our flash fiction awards evening is always a lot of fun. All the entries will be read out by two designated readers and then members attending will have the opportunity to vote on their favourites for first, second and third prizes. The event will be… Read More »June 7th – Flash Fiction Awards Evening (Members Only)
In Publication News this month, we have a bunch of talented members gaining publication success, or appearing at literary events. Tim Love has flash fiction appearing in ‘Pure Slush’. Established in 2010, Pure Slush currently publishes print anthologies of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Find out how to… Read More »Publication News