NaNoWriMo Prep: How I’m Writing My Novel’s Outline

I’ve always been a pantser – starting out with an idea, perhaps a few scenes in the back of my mind, and then just writing and seeing where the story takes me. While this works quite well for flash fiction, for longer pieces… not so much. Then came The Ruon Chronicles, with the story becoming […]

Flash Fiction: Dream Catcher

The almost-forgotten shadow-soul stalks the city’s streets at night. It moves between the flickering yellow lights lit in the streets to keep it away…

Spotlight on South Africa: Carin Marais

Originally posted on Flash! Friday:
Flash! Friday may be winding down, but the global writing community’s growing stronger than ever. One of the greatest joys of our particular contest here has been the privilege of meeting writers from around the world; we are the better for expanding our naturally narrow patterns of perspective and understanding.…