Category: CREATIVE HOBBIES

Black Rose (a poem)

Black Rose (a poem)

There are many flowers you can buy With vibrant hues that catch the eye But the most alluring flower in sight Is the rose with petals black as night.   While other roses hide their thorns, ‘Beware my deadly spikes’ she warns. She needs no flash display of colour To enchant all that gaze upon […]

Posted March 10, 2010 in Creative Writing
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An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

An Extra Place at The Table: a Harry Potter Fan Fic

  This is my original first draft of a Harry Potter fan fiction story for Michael’s Harry Potter blog fest, Dec 2010. The rules stated it had to be no more than 500 words, but my first draft ended up being 1200 words. So I eventually cut it down and posted the shorter version here, […]

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Publishing Resources

Publishing Resources

      Here is a list of links to articles, blog posts and sites about querying and publishing that I found really interesting and informative. Last updated: 06/05/2018     Websites & Blogs Query Shark Agent Query Connect Writers and Artists Writer Beware The Book Designer Just Publishing Advice Self Publishing Advice The Creative […]

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

  Wake up at seven, cursing the world, Throw on some trousers, a shirt and a tie, Call to my wife to see if she’s up, But she is as dead to the world as I. Pour a black coffee, switch on the news, Showing a car overturned in a ditch, The face of a […]

Posted June 15, 2009 in Creative Writing
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