Short Fiction Break

21 Jul 19
Norah Colvin

Welcome to the School Days, Reminiscences series in which my champion bloggers and authors share reminiscences of their school days. It’s my small way of thanking them for their support and of letting you know about their services and publications. This week, I am pleased to introduce Sherri Matthews, memoir writer, essayist, short story writer […]

21 Jul 19
Being Brave! a first time headteachers blog.

My book-list for year is full of brilliant read-aloud books so here are my top tips for doing just that. Top 7 tips for reading aloud… Pick books you like…it shows. Trudging through a book that you really don’t like will only transmit to your class that you don’t really like it. You are the […]

21 Jul 19
Clover & White

“This way.”         She led him down the corridor, sleek, calm, firmly holding his arm, a faithful guide dog unwilling to let go. Her heels clicked off the polished floor. Doors swished, tiles gleamed.         “You will love the view,” his wife assured him. He knew he would. “You […]

21 Jul 19
Amin's World of Wrestling

My review and star ratings for NJPW G1 Climax 29 Night Six

21 Jul 19
TheFilmsofBenC Planet

Ben & Ellen (semi-Benny & Joon inspired) The Number Ones (Ben & El, Beatles style, w/ Charlie & Lola) Abalanche (Nickelodeon characters pulling Ben & Ellen into party house atop mountain avalanche) Ben’s Paradise (trapped in art realm) No Reply (escape to woods, aka Nowhere Man) EBK (Ellen, Ben, & Kirby) EBK: Stuck in Hawaii […]

21 Jul 19
taking a break

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the […]

21 Jul 19
Taking a Break

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the […]

21 Jul 19
The Perpetual Present

At one point during High Life‘s opening sequence—an extended, eerily serene passage that floats through the aftermath of the movie you’re about to watch—Robert Pattinson cradles an infant and tries to teach it the word “taboo.” He’s thinking out loud, the way parents do when they’re talking to both their child and themselves, and his […]

21 Jul 19
The Portuguese Portal of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Bruno Martins Soares is one of the few Portuguese writers that publishes in English. Well, he started by publishing in Portuguese, so how and why did he change? The goal is obvious but what were the main steps to it?

21 Jul 19
Collective Wisdom of the Writing Tribe

If I had a pound for every time, I’ve been asked how to write a book I’d be a multi-millionaire.  So many people around the world want to write a book – yet so few people do?  Why?  I’ve spent several years coaching, mentoring and training aspiring authors and there are a few key reasons: […]

21 Jul 19
The EOFFTV Review

In 1949, producer George Pal was desperate to break into feature films. He’d been making a lot of animated puppet shorts and advertisements but had a hankering to try something more ambitious. He persuaded independent producers Eagle-Lion Films to co-finance two films, the rest of the budgets coming from Pal’s own pockets. The first was […]

20 Jul 19
Coffee, Dogs & Books

The Sin Soldiers Tracy Auerbach (Fragments, #1) Publication date: July 23rd 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Red compound makes them angry. Yellow exhausts them. Blue drives them into a state of ravenous addiction. The thief Kai knows about the chemically controlled soldiers of the Eastern forces and their savage, deadly nature. When a […]

20 Jul 19
Archy Worldys

50 years moon landing What Nazis and Scouts are dealing with the moon landing – and why today speculators are magically attracted by the moon. Ten theses. So beautiful full, so beautiful bright: the moon Photo: dpa 1. There used to be more moon It all started with an apocalypse without witnesses. Eons ago, the […]

20 Jul 19
Sketchy Types - The Author Blog and Website of JEFFREY A. COOPER

If there was one thing Cheryl Healy was guilty of, it was dubious decision-making.  It had finally occurred to Cheryl that this was a recurring problem in her life, but it was her problem and it wasn’t anything that newspapers and the internets needed to concern themselves with, even though they sure were enjoying themselves […]

20 Jul 19
Featured Futures

Beneath Ceaseless Skies, #275-276 Apr. 11, 2019/Apr. 25, 2019 Original Fiction: “Boiled Bones and Black Eggs” by Nghi Vo “The Red Honey Witch” by Jessica Paddock “Fury at the Crossroads” by Troy L. Wiggins “Hangdog” by Dayna K. Smith All April BCS stories are fantasy shorts. The first two are simplistic vengeance tales. “Boiled Bones” […]