Sunday, 18 October 2015
Discover Drabbles at the Festival of Drabbles 2015
The Festival of Drabbles 2015 is less than a month away and will be a celebration of all things drabbles for the week starting 9th November. If you haven't heard of drabbles before then they are stories that are exactly 100 words and are a favourite short form of writing. Here's one of mine to give you the idea:
Face in the Mirror
I stare at my face in the mirror and I can’t be sure that it’s really me. My eyes are hunted and bruised from nights of disturbed sleep. A dread has stalked my dreams, twisting them into nightmares that linger even in dawn’s embrace.
In the mirror I glimpse a malformed shadow lurking behind me, its touch is cold upon my skin and fills me with terror. My will fails and I fall into the mirror, my final scream frozen in glass.
I gaze at my reflection and admire my new face, I think I’ll wear it for a while.
Whether you're already a fan of drabbles, or discovering them for a first time the festival welcomes you. Some of the finest drabblists are taking part and there will be amazing stories from a variety of genres to discover.
You can join the festival here on Facebook:
The calendar of events is coming together nicely with some well known names in drabbles. You can see the list of events here:
If you'd like to host an event then let me know!