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Writing How To

Tips on Writing a Character

Stuck on how to create a character, this might be what you are looking for. Five tips on how to write a character

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Short Stories

Thrice and Once – Another Three Short and Unsettling Tales

Three stories, each 250 words, each (at least a little) unsettling. I hope you have a… pleasant time reading.

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Short Stories

The true meaning of Easter, or Hunted Memories – A Horror Tale

Easter is a serious time of the year, a time for reflection and new life a chance to bury some of our demons.

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Short Stories Writing Challenges

The Dark Heart of the Forest

In this 45 minute writing challenge I had one goal. Find a random image online, have 45 minutes to write it and then see what happened. (Oh I did have five minutes to edit). By the way those of you who enjoy all things arboreal, you might want to consider being careful in the woods, especially at night.

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Short Stories

When Shall We Three Meet Again? Three Unconnected Short Tales

In these stories I have tried something new. Each is exactly two hundred and fifty words. For some not more than a paragraph. Two hundred and fifty words to create three (maybe) unrelated tales that are designed to unsettle you my dear audience.

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Short Stories

BE SURE YOUR SINS WILL SEEK YOU OUT

Your past is something you can never truly escape… at least that is what some characters in this story will learn to believe. Magpie Stories presents: Be Sure Your Sins Will Seek You Out.

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Writing How To

Top Tips on Writing Horror

Do you want to know how to write horror? These tips might be the ones for you.

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Short Stories

In the Flesh Part 1:

A tale from Magpie Stories, what would happen if you found a book and helped to tell its story? We all know no harm can come from a story… right?

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Short Stories Stories based on Real Events

Words from a Friend

Being at a public school means you are part of the elite. Even the elite have problems that haunt them.

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Writing How To

Tips on How to Get Writing:

Want to write something and not just think about writing something? Then this might just well be what you need. Some tips on getting down to writing from Magpie Stories.