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This may come across as a cliche, and to some it probably is, but I’ve never had the urge to write a poem for another person before. Anyway, I wrote this poem for my boyfriend Mikey. He loved it and whilst it’s personal he has agreed to let me publish it. I hope you enjoy … Read more

Blackpool Horror Society
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I really do try to keep updating this site but hey, life gets in the way. Anyway, here is a poem that was written as an introduction to the February meeting of the Blackpool Horror Society. This is a frist draft so do forgive some of the forced rhyming couplets. Enjoy. A library is a … Read more

I’m Back
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It’s been a while since my last post, over a year in fact. It’s been quite a time, one in which I put my university degree on hold, but now that I’ve restarted, it’s time to update my blog and get back into the flow of writing again. To that end, below is a monologue … Read more

The Cursed Blog Tour: Day Seven
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By Ashley Lister Firstly, I’d like to thank Simon for hosting me here on the final day of The Cursed Blog Tour. It’s been a frantic week and I’ve had so much fun sharing my work with writer friends from all over the internet. Tomorrow sees the launch of Cursed, the third book in my … Read more

I Stand Alone
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I Stand Alone by Simon Jay I wrote this during a seminar. It’s about the physical pain chronic pain sufferers have to go through daily, and what the future may hold. I stand alone in the darkWaiting for the day to comeSweet is the sound of the larkThe light it would be welcome The black … Read more

Blackstone Towers Blog Tour – Day Three
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First, I’d like to thank Simon @sywipe for allowing me to bring my blog tour here today. This is day three of the blog tour and I’m very excited because I’ve written a really fun horror novel and I want to tell you all about it. (I’ll be honest and admit I’m introducing myself in … Read more

Blackstone Towers – Blog Book Tour
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We are very proud to take part in the blog tour of Ashley R Lister’s latest novel – Blackstone Towers. Ashley is a well known and respected author of genre fiction. He’s written over 50 full length novels and over 100 short stories. He is also a prolific poet, blogger and teaches creative writing. We … Read more

Save Our Arts
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The Science. I’ve been seeing a lot of posts across social media asking why entertainment has currently been banned. I just thought I’d share with you the reason. For the past couple of months, scientists have been running data models, trying to ascertain the ways in which this virus can be spread. What they discovered … Read more

Clap for…
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Clap for Bankers the same way we do for Nurses. That’s what Boris Johnson has told the nation. During his speech to the nation in Dudley, Johnson, looking like a cross between the Cowardly Lion and the Brainless Scarecrow, laid out his plan to get the country building. He promised to tear up planning regulations … Read more

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Austerity (Noun) 2. Difficult economic conditions created by government measures to reduce public expenditure. Yesterday BoZo announced that there would be no going back to austerity. He then went on to say “But in the end what you can’t do at this moment is go back to what people called austerity, it wasn’t actually austerity … Read more