A Heart of Stone – 1

"NO!" My normally calm voice shrieked, echoing through the stone walls. "You can't make me leave!" I could hear the desperation creeping through and I was acutely aware of hot tears stinging my eyes, but I didn't care anymore. How was I supposed to live without him? He was my life, my happiness, a dream … Continue reading A Heart of Stone – 1


The Element(al)s – 5

Click Here for Part Four Click Here for Part Three point Five Air picked up the newspaper, whose publisher was still a mystery. If only the others would care. It was a proper sort of mystery and Air rather fancied wearing a detective hat and ordering the others about. He flipped through it dreamily, imagining … Continue reading The Element(al)s – 5

Let’s talk writing – Mary Sues

The term 'Mary Sue' is now used for practically everything, but what exactly is a Mary Sue? According to the great Google, Mary Sue is "a type of female character who is depicted as unrealistically lacking in flaws or weaknesses." Mary Sues were originally idealized author insert characters, usually in fanfiction (and then you guys … Continue reading Let’s talk writing – Mary Sues

Hiccups and how to prevent them!

Man, hiccups are the absolute worst. One minute, you're sitting around, minding your business when suddenly, out of nowhere, you are brutally attacked with hiccups. At first, they seem funny (especially when it happens to other people) but soon, they're just annoying. (Believe it or not, I'm actually hiccuping [is that a word?] as I'm … Continue reading Hiccups and how to prevent them!