Meeting Mandy Huggins, author of Brightly Coloured Horses

This week, I’d like to welcome Mandy Huggins back to the Woman on the Edge of Reality. Mandy first appeared here after taking part in the Hysteria Writing Competition and then volunteering as a judge in the flash fiction contest. She is an award winning writer of flash and short fiction and this is Mandy’s…

Meet Gail Aldwin, author of the short story collection, Paisley Shirt

Hi, this week I’d like to welcome Gail Aldwin to the Thursday Throng. Gail writes every day and loves to see her stories change direction and become more textured through redrafting and editing. Alongside the slog of completing a novel, she enjoys playing with short fiction and poetry.

Meeting Dan Buri – Author of Pieces like Pottery

Meeting Dan Buri – Author of Pieces like Pottery

Hello after a few weeks away and I’d like to introduce Dan Buri to the Thursday Throng. Dan is a writer who has recently published his first collection of short fiction, Pieces Like Pottery. It’s an exploration of heartbreak and redemption and the San Francisco Globe recommended it to readers and saying, “It hits you in the feels.”

Meeting Mathias Freese, author of I Truly Lament

Meeting Mathias Freese, author of I Truly Lament

Mathias Freese is the author of I Truly Lament: Working through the holocaust; a collection of 27 short stories that reflect a wide variety of perspectives of this seminal event in human history. He is a writer, teacher, and psychotherapist. His recent collection of essays, “This Mobius Strip of Ifs,” was the winner of the…

An interview with MB Feeney, author of Honour

This week, after a short break, I’m really pleased to have on the Thursday Throng author MB Feeney and her short story compilation ‘Honour’. She calls herself an ‘army brat’ who finally settled down in Birmingham. She is currently studying for her BA (Hons) in primary teaching and is a serious doodler and chocoholic.  Her…

An interview with Louise West, author of Strange Ideas: Death, destiny and decisions

This week it’s my pleasure to welcome Louise West to the Thursday Throng hot seat.  Louise is a reader, a teacher, a music-lover and a teller of ghost stories; not the ordinary kind mind you, more the ones that intrigue and fascinate. She confesses to having strange ideas and sometimes she writes them down.