Flash Fiction #1: Cosmic Love

Flash fiction by definition means, “fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer in its entirety.” There is something very intriguing about this. It’s a challenge. It’s the ultimate test for a writer, to make your reader feel something, learn something, or picture something in their mind, in as few…

Book Review: Yesternight

Life, Death, Rebirth Have you ever felt like you possessed a memory that wasn’t your own, like you’ve lived a life in another place, in another time? Have you ever felt like you were someone else, someone entirely different? Cat Winters’ novel, Yesternight, explores the concept of reincarnation with an intriguing and shocking mystery that…

A Kind Of Magic

Welcome back to The Writer’s Room! It’s been a while since we’ve been here, but I promise you the wait will have been worth it. I had so much fun writing this one! A Kind Of Magic is a supernatural love story for the ages. Fairy godmothers, elaborate quests, and portals into other worlds. This…

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Reading ‘Outlander’

“Adventure Is Out There!” With eight novels (so far) making up the series, there is no denying the fact that Outlander is a true epic. But I think you already know this. In fact, I know that you do. I know, because I was just like you. I was one of the many who had…

Book Review: Gone Girl

Deception If you’re an avid reader or even remotely aware of the latest vogue publications, you, most likely, have already read the book that everyone’s been talking about. At least, you’ve heard about the book that everyone’s been talking about. The book which – on its back cover – promises greatness, a psychological thriller that…

Heartbreaker

Long time, no see, huh? Apologies, it’s been a while since we took a trip to The Writer’s Room, but I’m finally back and I’ve got a good one for you. It’s a story about attraction, an obsession. What happens when you meet someone, but everything is not as it seems? oOoOoOo      I can…

Dreaming With the Television On

He waited until the opportune moment to step out of the bright blue box, cautiously examining the surrounding thingamabobs and thingamajigs, before extracting the sonic screwdriver from his top left pocket. The mechanism was his favorite little watchamacallit and proved to be the most reliable. At least, most of the time. Curiously, it seemed to…

Charlie’s Revenge

This story is also available to view in The Writer’s Room. You’ll find it under ‘Short Stories.’ It’s a quick little thing, but I hope you’ll like it. Also, a massive shout out goes to Set In Motion for being my beta extraordinaire. Send her some love!  oOoOoOo      I looked at her as if…

The Writer’s Room

“You must keep sending work out. You must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you’re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.” -Isaac Asimov…

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

If I am a connoisseur of anything, it is having an unpredictable attraction to stories of the spine-chilling, mysterious variety. A curious relationship, yes, but one I’ve always known. So it was without hesitance, after spying Miss Peregrine’s distinctive cover, that I went forth and removed the novel from the seller’s shelf. Hoping to find…

Book Review: The Night Circus

Rêveurs Kim the FanGirl’s Fortress of Solitude, October 2012 8:15 pm She opens the book and begins to read. The cold, crisp pages are clean and unmarked by time. They tell her a story, one of adventure, of passion and consequence. They call it the Circus of Dreams, for it is like nothing you have…