Disappearing Act – Chapter 1 – Feedback please.

Dear Followers. I have started work on a novel and I would very much appreciate your feedback on Chapter 1. The idea I am wanting to explore is what happens when a man who has tried to isolate himself late in life starts to lose track of what is real and what is recalled and … Continue reading Disappearing Act – Chapter 1 – Feedback please.

Suburban lunacy

‘Stretch’ and ‘Alfred’ were a concentrated patch of weirdness in our run-of the-mill outer suburban high school. Stretch, as his nickname implied, was a beanpole with a shock of jet-black hair and a permanently impending moustache who towered at least six inches over the rest of us. Alfred’s nickname derived from his remarkable resemblance to … Continue reading Suburban lunacy

Occasional Ravings: Never mind the jabberwocky, there are worse critters out there.

Recently I experimented with two mutual feedback writing sites: Scribophile and Critique Circle. My main motivation was to receive feedback from other writers without having to pay for it, which is what you have to do on most publishing and competition sites. The principles for each are similar i.e. critique a lot of other people's … Continue reading Occasional Ravings: Never mind the jabberwocky, there are worse critters out there.