Month: October 2009

Short novel or long short story – that is the question

About a year ago I wrote the first chapter of a novel for an assignment. It was called Miss Havisham’s Ghost and was loosely based on my own childhood but was intended to be a work of fiction. To be honest it didn’t get that good a mark so I shelved it.  Then a couple of months ago (or more) I started writing a ghost story. The … Read More Short novel or long short story – that is the question

Not quite what we are used to

I know this has nothing to do with creative writing or poetry or anything else appropriate to this blog, but I just had to mention it. Yesterday my husband and I took our two Jack Russells to a local companion dog show called ‘A Dog’s Day Out’. They (the dogs that is) were suitably badly behaved as only Jack Russells can be, but I … Read More Not quite what we are used to