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Quick andf Dirty Breakdown

Quick and Dirty Breakdown of The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

This is a (slightly tidied) transcript from a video about Jekyll and Hyde, essentially a five-minute off-the-cuff breakdown of some context and chapters 1 and 2.

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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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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.

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From the Archive Short Stories

Three Hundred and Ninety-Three Words

I rediscovered these openings in an old folder. I wrote them nearly a decade ago and forgot about them. They were all pretty much streams of consciousness.

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Writing Update

When Life Gives You Lemons: Writing Update 24th January 2021

Writing update, this week, not a lot happened wiriting wise. Do you know what? That is okay.

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From the Archive Writing Update

Having a Go At Narrating

A short post this one, just some information on narrating my work on YouTube. I hope you have a pleasant time listening.

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Writing How To

Showing not Telling, the art of Engaging Stories

Why show not tell in a story, how to show not tell and an example from 1984.

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Writing Update

Writing Update 29th November 2020 – Goals and Motivation

Weekly writing update, I take a moment to look at my progress and offer some advice to start you on your own writing journey

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From the Archive Short Stories

Coincidences In the Night

A short story from the small mining town of Hucknall, a town with a secret, a town who needs to bury its secrets.

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From the Archive Writing Update

Back to Work and Writing – Update Week 3

Week 4 in my journey to write a novel. This will chart my journey to become (hopefully) published. How to find names for characters.