Abandoned Flowers by Ewan Lawrie - Available now!

I'm very pleased to announce that Ewan's second Poetry collection is out now and available to order from Amazon "Abandoned Flowers" is Ewan Lawrie's second collection of poems. His first, Last Night I Met John Adcock was shortlisted for The Poetry Book Awards 2020. This second collection is an anthology - from the Greek meaning "Gathered Flowers" - of highly personal poetry. It's not about flowers. Here's a...

Story and Poem of the Month

Our Story and Poem for the month of August have very kindly been picked by Ewan: Picks Of The Month. So many to choose from. Bookmarking likely prospects means you can look through them all near the end of the month. The other method is to create a document noting all the URLs for the ones you’re going to consider when the time comes. Two pages this month. That’s a lot to think about… And a lot to prune away. Of course, there is no way to do...

Story of the Week, Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point 1st September 2023

Posted by Ewan on Fri, 01 Sep 2023 Competition was fierce this week as it has been for all of the month previous. Story of the Week Sean McNulty’s The Bradbury is to his usual very high standard and just pips Jane Hyphen’s ‘ Is That All There Is ’ and The Other Terrence Oblong’s ‘ The Woollen Mill Problem ’ to the accolade. Poem of the Week Turlough’s beautiful and moving ‘ You Never Said ’ is this week’s Poem of the Week. I’d like to mention...


'The Internet Junkie.'


'14th May 2019.'

James Crawford (2023) Wild History

I like books like this. Hidden history doesn’t follow the kings and queens route. I’m biased in that way because those are not my people. Have little to do with what I know. James Crawford suggests we look and see. ‘Just how much of the past still lives with in the present. An invitation to explore the unexplored and make pilgrimage to the lost and overlooked. An invitation to ‘use the country itself, as its own map’ Our mind doesn’t need to put...

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Our site has been overflowing with wonderful pieces this week - thank you so much for posting them, and thank you all for your generosity in leaving comments for others Story of the Week was exceptionally hard to pick today, but in the end I've decided on Jane Hyphen's brilliant 'His Bit of Fluff' Our Poem of the Week goes to skinner_jennifer for her wonderful recollection of a summer childhood in the country Big congratulations to both! https...


'MY HOMETOWN - 2007.'

Prepping Fullfilled...working cover

I'm enjoying the preparation of my third book on KDP. I'm not in a rush. The book will be the third and final installment of Ethereal Serial...the first two were Full Filler and Fill Fuller. Here's my working cover. Once again I hope 'all will stop aver at Amazon or Kindle and get a copy so that you'll be all caught up when Fullfilled becomes available. Ewan....use Kindle Direct Publishing for your collection of poems.