june 2020 edition
by Lee C Conley
If you go down to the woods today... you need to be aware of the signs.
by Niamh Bagnell
Aisling has always been lucky. But why? Perhaps a secret only unlocked through the eyes of childhood?
Her long hair shining
by Simon Kewin
Smith spends his days searching for the lost and confused ghosts trapped in the urban decay, trying to give them release.
The Common Loon
by Paul D Coombs
Benjamin lives above a funeral directors. When whispers and wails come from beneath, he's caught between madness and grief.
by Freya Pickard
As Nya lies dying, her last thoughts are of her adopted son, Eran, who, despite his deformity, has the mark of a god upon him.
Give and Take
by Patrick LeClerk
An immortal who can heal with a touch must choose between using his gift to save a life or hiding it to save his own.
RPG character tropes
by Phil Parker
Illustrating ways to define common character tropes, using examples by famous authors.
Creativity in the time of Covid-19
by Annabel Campbell
This virus and the lockdown it produced has seriously affected many creative people. How can we cope?
Social media for writers who hate social media
by Dixon Reuel
Our social media guru explains why writers need to embrace social media if they are to sell their books.
Meet the Author
In this edition we meet...
When Patrick isn't designing websites and book covers for other writers, he's producing his own Middle Grade and adult fantasy stories. 'Shadow of a Dead God', his first adult fantasy was published last month and is a SPFBO entry. We talk about his inspirations, his latest book and its unusual form of magic.