Animals, Mystery, Romance, Stories

The Lure of the Snake by Karen J Mossman

The story of a girl who loses her memory and dreams of a snake. Can this be the key to finding out who she is?  A story in three parts. Part One The snake slithered down the hillside, it’s tongue flicking from its mouth.   Mia waited; too terrified to move as the pinprick eyes fixed… Continue reading The Lure of the Snake by Karen J Mossman

flash fiction, Stories

Flash Fiction; The Gift Box; by Karen J Mossman

I threw open a challenge on Facebook to give me something to write a short story about. I was given ‘Balloons, a square red box with a blue ribbon and a bow. This is what I came up with. When I opened the door this morning, it sat on the step. It wasn’t even my… Continue reading Flash Fiction; The Gift Box; by Karen J Mossman

Crime, Stories

The Man with the Flask by Karen J Mossman

People-watching is something I’ve always done.I enjoy seeing them interact in a way I never could. One incident sticks in my mind and it happened when I was a young woman back in the nineties. In those days I felt like a silent observer who lived on the cusp of society. An outsider that nobody… Continue reading The Man with the Flask by Karen J Mossman

Non-fiction, Stories

What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts

Once upon a time we saw an angel, my late husband and I. A corny sort of beginning to a fairy tale, the start of every child’s story. But in our case, it is as true as I’m sitting here now. Neither of us were religious, much to the disappointment of my parents, but a… Continue reading What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts

Articles, For Writers

Opportunities For Writers

I have several free features on my blog aimed to highlight your book. Or, if you can spin a good tale, check out the 100 word story About a BookPen2Publish100 Word StoryStory time About a Book are simply questions about your book which will, hopefully tempt readers to buy it. Have a look at the… Continue reading Opportunities For Writers

Stories

A Soapy Shakedown by Tony McManus

I took this from a Facebook group where Tony had shared it. It’s well worth reading. Tony's Campfire Tales The long day had waned. The sun was down. The gear was packed. Tomorrow we would leave the wilderness peace for the city. The last campfire blazed.I filled two tin cups with good whisky and handed… Continue reading A Soapy Shakedown by Tony McManus

Stories

100 Word Story #8 Warning by John McGilvrey

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Warningby John McGilvrey Steve lowered his stethoscope. “What’s up doc?” grinned Bill. Steve hesitated. He and Bill had forty years of friendship on the old mileometer. “Let’s just say… Continue reading 100 Word Story #8 Warning by John McGilvrey