Locked Out By Gavin Biddlecombe   “Come on guys, open up.” Neil stood on the platform outside of the sealed door, speaking to the inhabitants through his radio. “This isn’t funny anymore.” “What’s the password?” said one voice, distorted by the electronic hardware. “I’m not playing this game again. Let me in or I’m telling.” “Ooh, […]

  Seasons at Play was submitted to Christopher Fielden’s latest volume of Nonsensically Challenged (Vol. 3), with a 200 word limit.     Seasons at Play By Gavin Biddlecombe   “It doesn’t matter what happens beyond this point,” said Summer, admiring the line he had drawn across the sand. “The minute it’s crossed, that’s it.” […]

How often do you get stuck trying to find the correct word that replaces said when writing dialogue? And how often does this halt the flow of your writing when you’re on a roll? Yep, I know. Me too. I don’t worry about it so much during the first draft as this is where I […]

Disappearing Act by Gavin Biddlecombe   “You really are the worst,” she yelled as she stormed in after Michael. “I don’t want to hear it again,” said Michael, setting his top hat and wand on the dressing room table as he collapsed into the chair by the mirror. He loosened his bow tie as he […]

I get a bit of a ribbing from my wife at times that I’m a “How To” kind of person, where I have a habit of reading How To books when I try something new but then again it’s also my way of understanding and getting to know how a process works. I mentioned in […]

I’m pleased to announce Tritely Challenged, Vol 1 and Nonsensically Challenged, Vol 2 are now available for sale on the Amazon websites. Released on 28th April 2018, these two anthologies are each filled with 100 stories by 100 authors focusing on the challenge set out and amazingly, both follow the previous month’s release of Adverbially Challenged, […]

To complete a trilogy of latest releases, first Adverbially Challenged, Vol. 3 and Tritely Challenged, Vol.1 comes release of anthology Nonsensically Challenged, Vol. 2, which hosts 100 of the most nonsensical works of flash fiction by 100 authors. This time, Trampoline makes an appearance in the second, of hopefully many, volumes containing witty and amusing nonsense riddled stories, […]