A Writers’ Club’s Ghostly Success!

Rena George Stories, Writing 4 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of being in invited to judge a writers’ club ghost story competition. The quality of the submitted stories was heart-warming. The effort and sheer hard work that so obviously went into every single entry just shone through. I’m a big supporter of writing groups. They provide the opportunity to meet like-minded people and share support and encouragement with each other. Plus…you can have your work critiqued by fellow members. And if you’re lucky, someone brings cake. …

Look! It’s Me – Up On Alfie Dog

Rena George Short Story Markets, Stories 4 Comments

Happy Thursday Everyone Just dropping by quickly to say how delighted I am to have been chosen by Alfie Dog as the current featured author. Here’s the link if you’re interested in having a look. If you are not familiar with Alfie Dog, please do check it out. It’s a lovely site where short story writers can put their work up for sale – and lovers of short stories can purchase them. Now if I was really organised I would …

Writing Short Stories

Rena George Christmas Stories, Crime Fiction, Stories 6 Comments

I did something this weekend that I haven’t done in years. I wrote a short story. All you fabulous writers out there who do this all the time will be muttering ‘So what?’ But I’d forgotten how difficult it is. I don’t mean getting one published, which can be something akin to a miracle in these difficult times when so many of the popular women’s mags have dropped their fiction pages. No, I’m talking about coming up with a great …