If you haven’t gone to see it, then you should go see it. Hop down to your local cinema and let two hours and eight minutes’ of your life be totally absorbed by this film’s charm. I was completely swept … Continue reading La La Land Review
Mary knew that there were many strange things in this world. Some of these strange things were words. They once had truth, but then they had been contorted and twisted out of their meanings. Sarah had taught her that. Mary … Continue reading Witch, excerpt 7
Something caught her eye. Under the leaves, she saw the corner of her mother’s book. She knelt down and looked at Sarah’s book of roses. She wiped the amber leaves away and picked it up. She opened it. She gazed … Continue reading Witch, excerpt 6
I keep adding to this story! It’ll never be finished. Mary and Elizabeth, better known as Betty, sat beside one another outside of Betty’s home. They plucked feathers out of dead birds. At their feet was Betty’s father’s hunting … Continue reading Witch, excerpt 5
So I am currently in the south of Wales, exploring ancient history, enjoying the cute Welsh accents and eating excessive amounts of fish and chips. Unfortunately, I have yet to see a real-life dragon. However, whilst being incredibly inspired by … Continue reading Writing in Wales
It had been months since I last saw her. She had lounged on my bed, naked and her hair fanned around my pillow. She laughed and grimaced simultaneously as I teased her mercilessly with kisses. Now I watched her enter … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Fairy Lights
The Witch is completed! With much work and editing needed, I decided to take a break and start on a new project. 🙂
Willow Well was a prosperous suburban town, full of large dark brown houses with dominant Victorian roofs and porches. I was told it had excessive amounts of greenery and culture. Someone else also described it as a place that was like a picturesque town from a book. This was all true; the reviews and guides did not lie.
As she followed Gawain, her legs dragged. She looked up at the sky and sighed with exhaustion. Gawain looked behind him and laughed at her exasperated expression. He offered her a water skin. As she took it from him their hands brushed. When she finished drinking, he had his share. He wiped his wet mouth with the back of his hand and smiled at her when he caught her staring. Continue reading “Witch, excerpt 4”
It felt like hours until the sky started to lighten. She was able to see the shape of the tall trees, but they were laced within a smoky wrap of fog. Though the fog obscured the clarity of the morning, she was thankful to be able to see where she was placing her feet. In front of them in a clearing, a grazing deer heard their steps. It jolted away from them, it’s shadowed outline darting through the filmy mists.
Another excerpt from my story. I hope it’s gothic enough! Mary felt broken inside. She was a pane with only a few shards of glass remaining. Inside, where her love of nature, people and humanity resided, had now been frozen over … Continue reading Witch, excerpt 2