•otherness: Is a stranger a threat or is he just trying to help? It may be as clever as being a fortune-teller but is it helpful?
•other times: Is the wild woman really a little girl that she used to know? Will they be safe now or should they worry about the bright soldiers marching? Which horror does the deep sleeper hide?
•other histories: Who was that strange child? How did they manage to feed so many people?
•other worlds: Can a couple remain together even when their natures threaten to keep them apart? Is a seemingly incompetent wizard cleverer than he seems? What happens when an alien makes a mistake and almost gives himself away? Do animals help each other in their struggle against the damage that humans are doing? Who exactly is the lady in blue? Is Bradley’s the best story ever?
•our near futures: Can a man survive in a dystopian future if he has no more human contact? What can ATMs do when society goes moneyless? What happens when the money runs out? Just how smart will the smartphone get? Or driverless cars for that matter? Where will we find sanctuary when the extremists start winning? What happens to the clones when the blueprint gets sick?
•other sexualities and genders: Will we get used to Toni?
Girl in a Smart Uniform" is the third book in the Schellberg Cycle, a collection of novels inspired by a bundle of photocopied letters that arrived at a small cottage in Wales in 1979. The letters give us first-hand insights into what life was like growing up in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.
It is the most fictional of the stories to date, though some characters, familiar to those who have read
- Each story in this little volume is the right length and quality for enjoying as you sip the assigned drink in your favourite Creative Café. You need never feel alone again in a café. So what's the mood today? Espresso? Earl Grey tea? Hot chocolate with marshmallows? You'll find most drinks in our drinks index.
To Be .. To Become is the theme of the 2018 Waterloo Festival Writing Competition. It is also the title of the e-book, which contains the sixteen winning entries. Some fantastic writing was offered and all of it was potentially publishable. We chose these because they told a good story, had a strong voice and were imaginative in their interpretation of the theme.
Entrants were asked to produce a short story or a monologue. Style was diverse and each story is completely different from the others.
This delightful English language anthology of literary fiction comes to you for under £2.50.
Clara will not be daunted. Her life will not end when her beloved husband dies too young. She will become a second mother to the children who live away from home at an early age in order to visit a rather special school. When life becomes desperate for a particular class of disabled children growing up in Nazi Germany she takes a few risks. Is her ultimate faith in the goodness of human beings a fatal flaw that leads to her tragedy or is her story actually one of hope?
I co-edited this book and my story "The Wedding Next Door" features in it. Is a global citizen a citizen of nowhere?
All of the stories in the collection were written by people who have a connection with Salford. Thus many, but not all of the stories, take place in this robust northern city. The call for submissions was in honour of the Shelagh Delaney Day, 25 November. Charlotte Delaney, Shelagh's daughter, selected the winner, Neil Campbell with "Everything is Seen at Its Best in the Dark.
Kiters (Lian Childs) 2011Fantasy for 9-11
The Scum Bag 2009
YA real life story. Suitable 14+
Fantasy for 9-11
The World of French Revision 9-10
The World of French Revision 10-11
Fun French revision exercises for primary children.