Tag Archives: ww2

New stories out soon – Call To Arms anthology

Sandra Lindsey/ September 27, 2017/ Stories about stories/ 0 comments

I’ve spent most of the last year writing – or trying to write – short stories. Most failed at the first hurdle: I found out while writing that the story was too long to be short, so those ideas have been put to one side to be worked on later. Thankfully, I did eventually manage to write two stories which

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A Busy Month

Sandra Lindsey/ September 3, 2017/ My life/ 0 comments

Not very busy recently with the ‘getting words on page’ part of writing, alas, though I’ve been plotting, making notes, and reading around for the two projects I want/need to get on with this Autumn. First up is a short story for Manifold Press’s No Holds Bard anthology. I decided quite a while ago that this would be set in Antarctica,

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Meeting the Sunderland

Sandra Lindsey/ July 15, 2017/ My books/ 0 comments

It’s nearly a year now since Under Leaden Skies was released. It seems both far longer and far shorter than that – I’ve certainly learned a lot in the last 12 months, and my writing has developed in ways I hadn’t expected. My confidence has too – I’ve had to come to terms with being seen by some people as

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Weekend Writing Snippet

Sandra Lindsey/ April 23, 2017/ free stories/ 0 comments

As anyone who follows me on either Twitter or Facebook is likely to already have noticed, I spent this weekend at Gladstone’s Library in North Wales on a writing retreat organised by my lovely publishers, Manifold Press. Over dinner on the Friday night, we discussed their current anthology project ‘A Call To Arms’, for stories set during WW2. Heloise Mezen,

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Parachutes and Petticoats

Sandra Lindsey/ February 10, 2017/ Books/ 0 comments

I think it was the title which most caught my eye when I came across this book last autumn and added it to my wishlist. In typical Honno style (yes, it’s another book published by Honno – in my experience that guarantees quality) it’s both lighthearted and serious. Deadly serious, you could say, since the book is a collection of

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