• Personification The other day we were asked to write a piece around personification, where we give character to an inanimate object. We were provided a list of objects to choose from: A vacuum cleaner in a shop window A tailor’s dummy in a junk shop A loose button on an old coat A stained glass window […] H No responses 2 min read March 29, 2015
  • The Gallows (part II) Ok, so you might have seen my earlier piece, The Gallows (part I) — I suggest you read that one before this if you haven’t already done so. It will spoil the plot if you read this one first. Both pieces were written as a creative writing exercise to explore points of view; how the characters might […] H No responses 2 min read March 24, 2015
  • The Gallows (part I) They herded round. Everyone loves a good hanging, don’t they? It wasn’t as if there was lack of entertainment; this was the fourth one today. Obviously someone had been busy. Or someone high up wanted to keep them busy. You never question those in authority, do you? Not today. The girl, Alexandria, couldn’t have been […] H No responses 1 min read March 23, 2015