Words and Women anthology launch

Some time before starting this blog, Words and Women held the first Words and Women Writing Competition. I’m very pleased to announce that my story “A Time for Rain” was shortlisted in the competition, and included in the forthcoming anthology.

On 8th March, the anthology was launched to celebra...

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Willesden Herald Short Story Competition

The Willesden Herald has just announced the shortlist of stories for its 2014 competition, and I’m very pleased that my story “Rock Pools” has been included on it.

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Hardy and Bad Couples

The recent Guardian article on the worst couples in literature got me thinking. How many of the cited couples are actually bad together, and how many are just unpleasant characters?

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