Linda Parkinson-Hardman

Hi, I’m Linda and I’m the owner (or is it lessee?) of this site and I love to stop and natter over a cup of tea, so why don’t you join me? That’s it, settle down with your favourite afternoon tipple and let’s start a journey into the power of words.

I believe that words change the world, in fact I know they’re the only thing that does. And I’m fascinated by the way they shape our psychology, philosophy, creativity and spirituality. My aim is to help writers and authors make the most of the words they craft so they reach the ears of the audience who most needs to hear them. Whether you have been writing for decades, or are just starting out, there will be something here to help, support and inspire you as you live your writing life.

So why not join me and let’s share a part of each other’s life journey for a while?

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  • Apprentice
    Little Jinny Fallon ‘ad ‘er arm taken off in the mule. Blood spurting everywhere like water from the pump in the yard, spraying up the walls in bright blades of crimson against the dusty brown and black. And gore everywhere, the salty sweet stench fit to turn your stomach, and many tipped their guts over...
  • In conversation with Tiffany White, winner of the Hysteria 2020 flash fiction competition
    Tiffany White was the winner of the Hysteria 2020 flash fiction competition with her piece ‘Working Title’ published in the Hysteria 7 anthology. Based in Swansea, Wales, 57-year-old artist Tiffany H White (LGBTQ) began writing in 2020 to combat lockdown dementia.  Her work “Field Post 37560” received 2nd place in the International Festival of Human...