She lay spread out on the bed, the red of her underwear shocking against her white skin. Her eyes were half closed, a ghost of a smile on her lips.
“Are you sure you want this?” he asked, hardly able to believe his luck.
She smiled at him fully now. “Do with me as you please,” she said, her voice husky. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Friday #11”
Writing isn’t going so well these past few days. The move has taken me out of my routine and I find it hard to get back into it. I think I have only written about 1000 words in three days, whereas my goal is 2000 per day. I even missed the deadline for the Mslexia short story competition, which I am really bummed out about as it only comes around once a year and the prize is really good. But I didn’t want to enter a half baked story which I knew wouldn’t win. I did enter the Mslexia flash fiction competition, so that is at least something. I shouldn’t be so hard on myself as I have entered a few competitions already this year. Continue reading “Writing competitions”
Remember Ruby and Sandra from Flash Fiction Friday #6? Well, today they are finally having their threesome with professor Connelly. Enjoy! Continue reading “Flash Fiction Friday #10”
I have recently read various scathing condemnations of writers who use pen names. Some commentors called authors who use pen names cowardly, others said they couldn’t trust someone who did not use their own name for a pen name. Continue reading “Pen Names”
If you follow me on Twitter, you will be aware that I am moving house. (I promise I will stop moaning about it soon.) As part of the house move, I flipped through some old pictures from my student years and damn! I was so young and skinny. My immediate reaction was, ‘I wish I still had that body’. Because, you know, skinny is beautiful. Skinny is good. And beauty is most important. Continue reading “I Love My Body”
This Flash Fiction piece has been inspired by a conversation I had with a man only known as The Pleaser. You can find him online here. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Friday #9”
If you’ve been with my blog from the beginning, you may have noticed that I had a weekly book review up (on Monday). However, I found that very hard to keep up. Continue reading “How do you like your book reviews?”