Blog

I think a lot of writers share the gift/curse of uncertainty. After all, if you’re absolutely certain about everything, you’re not really questioning anything, are you? And if you don’t question anything, you’re probably not…

View more

If you've listened to this week's episode "Constrictive Criticism" and in any way doubt the genuine legal status of the contract Jon forced Tom to sign...why not have a look at it for yourself? Maybe get your lawyer friends to check it out, or at th…

View more

The remarkable thing about this story is that it's very similar to... No, actually the two remarkable things about this story are that Me and Jon... THREE, there are THREE remarkable things about this story. ONE, that me Jon and Tom all made it th…

View more

Well, we did it! Round 2.  All three of us. Skin of our teeth.  Here’s my effort: Genre: Romance Word:  Weak Action: Playing a guitar   Remains   Smoke seeped from the blackened corpse of their house, as though …

View more

Two hundred and fifty words (just like this intro as it happens!) That’s all we had in this competition to show our writing prowess… or limp through to the final round, whichever way you choose to look at it. We were all feeling quite b…

View more

So, here’s the tweet we mentioned on the podcast.  It was sent out into the ether by Jon one September morning, with a wing, a prayer and a tag that read @AndyStanton15, all in the pathetic hope he might see it and have his interest pique…

View more

By now you should be aware of who won our Halloween Flash Fiction writing competition. If not, why the hell not? I suggest you bloomin' well go here and listen to the winning entry right now, you young upstart! OK, now that's done we thought it wou…

View more

Pardon what did you say? It’s flippin’ November?  How did that happen?  When we first had this bright idea – joining the thousands of other writers around the world in writing a book in one month - it was ages away. A dis…

View more

Some people respond well to being put under pressure. Some people fold under the weight of it all. But ultimately, when it comes to a quick fire drawing challenge, the main problem is not having any bloody talent in the first place! This week's epi…

View more

Yep. Sometimes we actually do get around to popping a blog post on here! It’s not always easy to find the time to do so. Let’s face it, it can be tricky setting the time aside to write whatever you’re meant to be writing. And that&…

View more