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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Posted by Philip Sidney on Fri, 08 Nov 2019 I do hope you're not paddling in flood water but if you're dry inside - stay there and curl up with ABCtales to take your mind of the unncertain weather. There's so much to enjoy this week. A feast of poetry which made it very difficult to choose one to be poem of the week - but I've gone with Agnosticnun's stunning take on the IP: The Language of Dead Flowers https://www.abctales.com/story/agnosticnun...

Story and Poem of the Month

Our Story and Poem for the month of October have very kindly been chosen by love_writing (who has just finished her MLitt with top marks - so huge congratulations to her!)

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

I don't know if it's the interesting times we have going on, but ABCTales has certainly been very busy this past week. Our Poem of the Week is a wonderful gem from Di_hard 'Starlings' which manages to capture in so few words the awe-inspiring magic of a murmuration. Two honourable mentions to two other bird poems - Luigi's 'Geese' and onemorething's 'Tree From a Window'. Story of the Week is drew _gummerson's 'Seven Nights in the Flamingo Hotel...

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Posted by Philip Sidney on Fri, 11 Oct 2019 The weather and news may be bleak but ABCtales is full of life and energy! Another week of fabulous writing - thank you to all who have posted. Our picks this week both draw on the hidden depths of the domestic world. Story of the week goes to Noo with her two captivating portraits of loneliness and quiet lives behind closed doors. https://www.abctales.com/story/noo/involuntary Poem of the week goes to...

Story and Poem of the Month

September was a really great month on ABC Tales, with lots of new members and some fantastic work from both newcomers and regulars. It's been a joy to go back and read so much good stuff, but choosing was very, very hard. Story of the Month is Noo's brilliant three-parter 'Land and Water'. The writing is exceptional, drawing the reader completely into this trio of moving stories, which are both intensely intimate and universal: https://www...

London Reading Event Coming Up!

ABCTALES READINGS – LONDON, 16 th NOVEMBER It’s been a long time since the last once, but we’re pleased to announce that we have our next London reading event planned. It’s set to take place at the usual venue, The Wheatsheaf, on a Saturday afternoon from 3.00-600 on 16 th November. We hope this will be convenient for people within reach to come into London for a day trip, with plenty of time for socialising and to get trains home. It’s an...

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