Author Spotlight – Stephanie Ellis

Stephanie, thank you for joining us for a chat. Can you tell us about who you are and also about your writing: for example, what genres and themes do you write in and about, and is there anything that has influenced your choices?I am a writer based in Southampton, UK, where my day job is […]

Author Spotlight – Lynn White

Lynn White was born in Sheffield at a time when it was a major steel producing town. Her father was a tram driver and died when she was a child. Poverty dominated her childhood and has influenced the concern in some of her poetry for social justice. She moved from Sheffield to Liverpool as a […]

Author Spotlight – Fiona Jones

Hi Fiona, thanks for stopping by the blog. Can you tell us about who you are and also about your writing: for example, what genres and themes do you write in and about, and is there anything that has influenced your choices?I’m a parent, a part-time teacher and a spare-time writer. I’m married to a […]

Author Spotlight – Edward Ahern

Edward, thank you for joining us. Can you tell us about who you are and also about your writing: for example, what genres and themes do you write in and about, and is there anything that has influenced your choices?Ed Ahern started writing fiction at sixty-seven, and poetry at seventy, after forty odd years in […]

Author Spotlight – Ian A. Bain

Ian, thank you for joining us. Can you tell us about who you are and also about your writing: for example, what genres and themes do you write in and about, and is there anything that has influenced your choices?I live and write in Muskoka, Ontario, with my wife, and hellhound Luka. I’m beyond lucky […]

Special offer!

To celebrate the release of Trickster’s Treats 4: Coming, Buried or Not!, I’ve made some celebratory skull bookmarks to give away. No longer do you have to ruin the spines of your books by laying them open! I’ve created little bookmarks with skulls and spines to do that for you! I will give a bookmark each […]

Book release date and ToC announced

Trickster’s Treats #4: Coming, Buried or Not! edited by Louise Zedda-Sampson and Geneve Flynn and published by Steve Dillon at Things in the Well is now available for pre-orders. This horror collection comprises 32 often quirky but definitely twisted tales that make use of the ‘buried’ theme.All proceeds go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, so […]

Stay at home and write! Mentorship awarded with Kaaron Warren

Remember when you could go out, have a meal and a few drinks and not wonder if you’ve brought home a virus? Me too. Going anywhere and feeling safe from the coronavirus doesn’t seem to be something we can expect anytime soon. It’s a challenging and uncertain time.On the plus side, this whole experience is […]

Writers Victoria Flash Fiction Challenge

For the month of April, the team at Writers Victoria kept many of us sane with a 30-word flash fiction challenge. The challenge took place on Twitter with the hashtag #WVFlashFic20, but participants were also able to email entries in. The theme was ‘Focus’ and each day a new word was revealed and we’d have […]

New release news – Infected 2: Stories to Read Alone

They say change brings opportunity, and we’re certainly facing some pretty radical changes right now. Steve Dillon from Things in the Well has once again reached out to authors to contribute during these challenging times and created not one, but two anthologies that will certainly leave you feeling that things can indeed be worse.All proceeds […]