Hester Lott – The cabin on the beach

I decided to buy the beach hut when Marney was eight. Very few of the traditional, brightly painted Victorian huts ever came on the market, so when I spotted one for sale in the Globe, and at a very reasonable price, I phoned the agent immediately.  I made an appointment to view it the nextContinue reading “Hester Lott – The cabin on the beach”

Colin Lyne – Wharf Cabin

So, this is how it all ends. In my very own haunted house on the coast.  The wealthy have always loved understatement. “Wharf Cabin” is in fact a rambling nineteenth century affair. Like most of the houses here, it’s made of wood, so in that respect I suppose you could say that the millionaires ofContinue reading “Colin Lyne – Wharf Cabin”

July Challenge

The challenges have been set by Hester Lott. This is not a competition. The writing prompts are designed to stimulate our imaginations and to nudge us all into writing more so that we can develop our writing/storytelling skills. Your writing can be taken from real-life experiences, totally made up or, a mix of the two.Continue reading “July Challenge”

May Challenge

Welcome to the May writing challenge. This is not a competition. The writing prompts are designed to stimulate our imaginations and to nudge us all into writing more so that we can develop our writing/storytelling skills. Your writing can be taken from real-life experiences, totally made up or, a mix of the two. There areContinue reading “May Challenge”

April Freestyle Submissions

Submissions from the April Freestyle 2021 challenge: I hope you enjoy them. If possible it would be useful if you could read the submissions, provide constructive feedback to the author and make any general comments over on our Facebook page or if you comment below, please tag the author and title. Jeni Martinez – Beginner’s MindContinue reading “April Freestyle Submissions”

April Freestyle Challenge

The challenge this month will be freestyle. In other words, write 500-1000 words in any style and without the restriction of a writing prompt from Untold Stories. Those who participated in the recent Friday flash fiction challenge to write an opening line to a story, might want to consider using their contribution as their veryContinue reading “April Freestyle Challenge”

Every picture tells a story

Submissions from the March 2021 challenge to tell the story of the photograph. I hope you enjoy them. If possible it would be useful if you could read the submissions, provide constructive feedback to the author and make any general comments over on our Facebook page or if you comment below, please tag the author andContinue reading “Every picture tells a story”

An introductory letter to a new pen pal or pen friend

Submissions from the March 2021 challenge: An introductory letter to a new pen pal or pen friend. I hope you enjoy them. If possible it would be useful if you could read the submissions, provide constructive feedback to the author and make any general comments over on our Facebook page or if you comment below, pleaseContinue reading “An introductory letter to a new pen pal or pen friend”

An error of judgement

Submissions from the March 2021 challenge An error of judgement. I hope you enjoy them. If possible it would be useful if you could read the submissions, provide constructive feedback to the author and make any general comments over on our Facebook page or comment below, please tag the author and title. Hester Lott – TrustContinue reading “An error of judgement”

A memory from early childhood – February

Part 1. of submissions for the February writing challenge: A memory from early childhood I am posting the submissions in group`s of up to 10 (in no particular order) to aid reading and review. I hope you enjoy them. If possible it would be useful if you could read some of the submissions, provide constructiveContinue reading “A memory from early childhood – February”