I’ve just had a mini break in Whitby, staying in a cottage near what the Sunday Times once called the ‘prettiest village in Yorkshire’- that’s Lealholm for those of us who didn’t know. The moors were ablaze with glorious purple heather, a veritable sea of it.
Despite the title to this blog entry we sadly didn’t see any mermaids but my micro story titled, ‘Mermaid’- has been illustrated by artist Kristina Bartova for Third Word Press’ latest publication ‘A House of Music and Other Stories’. (see pic below)
It is very striking and I am delighted they chose to illustrate my story.
Other news- in Round 1 of BeaconLit’s 500 word flash story comp- Judge Morgen Bailey chose my story ‘Knickerbocker Holiday’ as 1 of the top 3 stories to go through to the final judging round. 🙂
I have followed Morgen’s blog for over 2 years and enter her free 100 word comps- earning her amazingly good editorial advice as a prize-