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An Interview with Allison Symes

It is always a joy to have flash fiction author Allison Symes to visit my blog. Today, she is going to chat about her writing journey and her new book, Tripping the Light Fantastic. Thank you for stopping by, Allison. 1 Please tell my readers a little about yourself? Hello I’m Allison Symes, multi-published flash …

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Tripping the Light Fantastic by Allison Symes

At long last, the second collection of Flash Fiction by Allison Symes is available now. I thoroughly enjoyed the clever twists in the tiny stories told by Symes in her debut book, From Light to Dark and Back Again. That book was a joy to read and inspired many young writers to try their hand …

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An Interview with Allison Symes

I am thrilled to be joined today by fellow author and Swanwicker, Allison Symes. I first met Allison when she was sitting looking lost on a bench outside a train station in Derby. She is now a published author and regular Prosecco drinker at Swanwick Writer’s Summer School. Thank you for joining me today, Allison. …

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The 5 Questions about my Writing by guest author Allison Symes

One of my dearest friends, whom I met through the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School, is the talented flash fiction writer and blogger Allison Symes. Allison’s writing, I know, inspires younger and less experienced writers. So I am delighted that she joins me today to reveal her answers to 5 questions about her writing. Many thanks …

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My Writing and Me by Guest Author Allison Symes

My friend and fellow author and Swanwicker, Allison Symes is making a welcome return to my blog today to explain her own writing journey. Thank you so much for making time to do that, Allison. Aliison’s first book, From Light to Dark and Back Again, is reviewed on this site: bookreviewstoday.info/2017/03/22/from-light-to-dark-and-back-again-by-allison-symes/. My flash fiction and …

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Potpourri by Anusha VR

I very much enjoyed a previous book by Chapeltown Books, From Light to Dark and Back Again by Allison Symes is a reviewed here: https://bookreviewstoday.info/2017/03/22/from-light-to-dark-and-back-again-by-allison-symes/ . So, I was thrilled to receive another book from this publisher in exchange for an honest review. I always give honest reviews. Potpourri by Anusha VR is a delicious mixture of …

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From Light to Dark and Back Again by Allison Symes

I must immediately make clear the Allison Symes, the author of From Light to Dark and Back Again is a good friend of mine. We met at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. However, she as well as anybody knows I am nothing if not blunt! So when she sent me a copy of her book in …

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Structure by guest author Allison Symes

This article was first published on 24 Novermber 2016 at http://allisonsymes-thisworldandothers.weebly.com/blog—creating-worlds/structure. I used to be frightened of the thought of story structure.  It seemed too formal, too technical etc.  I’ve found it helpful to think of it as the “edit where I check the story makes sense”, which I appreciate is something of a mouthful! But …

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