First Short Story Collection for Joan Zambelli ‘Home Sweet Home’ is the first collection of short stories to be published for Leigh-on-Sea author Joan Zambelli. Joan has had over 300 short stories published in magazines in the UK and Ireland, … Continue reading
Usage and Abusage. (I’ve borrowed the title of a book by Eric Partridge on the correct use of language.) ‘He was sat / He was sitting.’ ‘She was stood / She was standing.’ The language evolves all the time. The … Continue reading
First Short Story Collection for Author Susan Wright ‘Six Stupid Sheep and Other Yarns’ is the first collection of short stories to be published for Worthing author Susan Wright. Susan has had over 100 short stories published in magazines in … Continue reading
It’s never uncommon for me to encounter questions whenever I mention to someone close to me that I’ve just finished writing a story or am working on something new. Going from the least to most frequent, I’d like to share … Continue reading
We are proud to announce the launch of our first collection of short stories. We have worked with the widely published author Patsy Collins to bring you ‘Not a Drop to Drink’, a collection of seven of Patsy’s stories.
Patsy, who was the first author to join Alfie Dog when the website was launched, has over 40 stories on the site with more due to be published soon. Patsy who has also published two novels ‘Escape to the Country’ and ‘Paint me a Picture’ decided to offer this collection for free as a way to promote the site and her work. It is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a range of her work, covering a number of genres. Her work often appears in magazines at home and abroad.
We do have other collections of work to bring to you soon, but now is your opportunity to put your feet up, relax and enjoy seven wonderful stories from Patsy Collins
You can download it HERE
Somerset, September 2012 – A new literary prize worth £1,000 has been announced by the West Country Writers’ Association (WCWA). The John Brooks Award, to be made annually, comes from a legacy which Mr Brooks, a former chairman of the … Continue reading
The best advice I ever received about writing was to embrace the contradictions. Here’s what I mean. Read consecutive issues of any magazine for writers. In one issue, you might be told, Write until you’ve produced at least x number … Continue reading