Today I’m back in the world of Marnie Shaw. She’s my reason for getting into writing in the first place, my protagonist, and the one person who keeps me coming back for more. It was her story that I felt compelled to write last year, and I want to keep writing it as I think… Continue reading The real Marnie Shaw
To ensure fairness and harmony in the Wallace household today’s guest blogger is 12 year old Harvey Wallace. Not to be outdone by his younger brother, he too has written a story for BBC Radio 2’s 5oo Words competition. Please show as much love to Harvey as you have to Toby! Enjoy! The Bank Robbery By… Continue reading The Bank Robbery by Harvey age 12
Today I have a guest blogger, my nine year old son, Toby. Toby has taken part in BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words competition with others from his school, and he has asked if he can add his story, Who Killed the President, to my blog. So here you are! Enjoy! Who Killed the President? by Toby… Continue reading Who Killed the President? by Toby age 9
To make it easier to read some of my work I am publishing my short stories on this website under the heading Shorts – Stories in 500(ish) words. I would love to hear what you think of them, so please read them and read them to your children, then leave a comment at the bottom… Continue reading Shorts!
Today, rather than continue to write the next chapter of Marnie Shaw and the Vanishing Man I thought I’d write another short story. My first short story, The Shipwreck Ghost, you can read on an earlier blog post. I’m still sticking to the 500 words a day minimum for the Monthly Writing Challenge, but rather… Continue reading The Lost Mascot
Today I had the privilege of leading a writing workshop in a local primary school. The aim was to help them develop their story writing skills and to start them off on the 500 Words story competition currently being run by BBC Radio 2. It was wonderful to be surrounded by children aged between 8… Continue reading The Shipwreck Ghost, by Deborah Wallace, aged 42 ½