Tag Archives: literature

What’s Missing From Your Self-Editing – Ryan Lanz

Reblogged from A Writer’s Path:   by Ryan Lanz   For some writers, editing strikes fear into their hearts. Okay, perhaps not fear, but some discomfort. At least a stomach ache, right? Before you reach for the antacids, let’s discuss … Continue reading

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Carved in blood – Iain Kelly #writephoto

They carried him over their heads, then strapped him down to the ceremonial rock they had spent the last six months carving out of the rocks and boulders. The sun broke through the dark storm sky, a fiery red glow … Continue reading

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Arch-enemy – Iain Kelly #writephoto

George bested Timothy in everything. He was better at his sums, better at spelling, hand-writing, reading and tying his shoe-laces. George could run faster than Timothy, was always first-pick at football and had more gears on his bicycle. George always … Continue reading

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Dark clouds – Iain Kelly #writephoto

One final effort and he would make it to the ridge that ran along the top of the mountain. His mind had been so clear that morning, filled with only the thought of scaling the hill. But as he had … Continue reading

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Dusk at the border – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Dusk, the start of the night shift that no one wants to do. Bálint watches the sun dip down across the river, it’s reflection glinting off the water. A week of this to come before he returns to the lazy … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – Iain Kelly #writephoto

He cowered in the shadows. Outside he could hear the screams and the howling. The others had left him. They promised to return by nightfall. Until then he was on his own. Footsteps pounded past the opening. He held his … Continue reading

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Long distance relationship – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Harold, are you listening?’ ‘Hmm, oh, sorry. I drifted off there.’ ‘Sandra was just saying that you seem distant sometimes.’ ‘Distant? No, not at all. I wouldn’t say that.’ He  pulled himself up straight on the uncomfortable chair and gave … Continue reading

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