What I’m Working On: Short Stories

What I’m Working On: Short Stories I was lucky enough to spend a week at Tŷ Newydd recently, as part of 2019’s Literature Wales Mentoring Scheme. During my time there, speaking with mentor Katherine Stansfield, (who taught at Aberystwyth University during my time as a student) as well as the other mentees, helped me to…

Paved with Good Intentions

They’ve just introduced a fast lane in Liverpool. Honestly, in Liverpool. You’d think London would be the first place to get something like that. I’ve heard people in the office talking about it, about how ridiculous it is and how we’re all too busy, moving too quickly through life, but you know what? The people…

Why I love Penny Shorts

Penny Shorts:  the best new voices in fiction They say there’s no such thing as a free meal, but with Penny Shorts, you really can have your cake and eat it too. Or rather, you can download quality short stories and read them on the bus. Edited by Cathy Horlick, Penny Shorts offers unlimited free…

The Terry Hetherington Young Writers Award

19:00 24th June 2016 The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea This summer, The Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea will once again be playing host to the prestigious Terry Hetherington Award for young Writers. The event will be open to the public and promises to be a fantastic evening. Come along to listen to poetry, prose and…

100 Word Story Competition

Reader’s Digest UK recently put out a call for flash fiction of exactly 100 words. The response they had was immense, with thousands of high-quality entries. Judges have finally made a decision and revealed a shortlist of stories, from which the final winner in each category will be chosen. The best bit is, the choice is…