For those outside the UK who asked, here is my story recently published in The People's Friend. These knitting needles had an agenda of their own. They were of a length my gran would have branded “pickle-stabbers” and Sandy used to say my ten thumbs weren’t safe in charge of a cocktail stick. The memory … Continue reading Making Amends
I had an email last week, informing me that one of my stories has been accepted for publication in a UK magazine called People's Friend. I've sent in stories before to People's Friend without success. Sometimes rejections came with an encouraging word of advice and, although I'm not a regular reader of magazines, I subscribed … Continue reading I’ve Arrived!
I'm pleased to report that my story "The Network" is published this week in SevenDays magazine in the UK. Seven Days is a new weekly UK magazine offering a plethora of puzzles; craft, cooking and lifestyle articles; celebrity interviews; and short fiction. My story, "The Network" is in issue 3. ........
September's Storychat No Stone Unturned Another lively month on StoryChat with insights from readers of Val Chapman's story. If you haven't yet read Val's story, find it here Some readers guessed the ending: some didn't. lily commented, “You tell stories very well. I honestly didn’t expect that ending.” But Hugh W. Roberts "thought everything seemed … Continue reading Still Time to Join in…
A Dress for a Princess by Wendy Fletcher If you missed Wendy’s story, read it at https://cathy-cade.com/2021/08/03/story-chat-for-august/ Twist in the tale Janis @ RetirementallyChallenged wrote, “I love a story with a twist, and this one definitely provided one – both to my heartstrings and to my pre-conceived idea." Phil thought that “the twist at the … Continue reading August Story Chat Summary
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