TWA Tournament Championship – Butter – JUDGEMENT!

Today is the day we crown a champion. Thousands of words have been spilled and by the end of this post, seven combatants will have been struck down. Who will take home the spoils of victory? The prompt was tormenting and insane. Who can come up with a compelling tale … Continue reading

Book and a Brew: Thank You, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse.

It’s pronounced “Woodhouse”.  I have no idea why, please don’t ask me about it. If you read, the chances are you’ve been introduced to The Hero’s Journey.  It’s a narrative form – your Hero is called to embark on an adventure.  He or she faces perils, learns much about themselves … Continue reading

TWA Author Blog – Deleted Scenes by David Webb

The following is a post from David Webb, TWA #5 competitor. He wrote an awesome story called Going Cheap, which you should definitely read. In this post he talks about killing his favorite scenes to make a story work better. — 4500 words is not nearly as much room as you … Continue reading

TWA #5 – Soul for Sale – JUDGEMENT DAY!

Our warrior writers have fought admirably, but ultimately only one can emerge victorious. Our esteemed judges have sifted through the carnage and rendered their decisions. So here we go, TWA #5 – Soul to Sell Judgement Day. If you haven’t already, check out David Webb’s Going Cheap and Tony Southcotte’s Frozen … Continue reading

TWA #5 – Soul for Sale Battle Thread

“Going Cheap” by David Webb “Frozen Chosin” by Tony Southcotte   Greetings, lovers of short stories. Join us today as we sell our souls to the highest bidder. Granted, there is usually only one bidder, but some get a better deal than others. Our challenger this week hails from the UK. … Continue reading

Author Spotlight: David Webb

Born in England, David tried to identify his ancestral roots by having his DNA tested. The lab results came back accompanied by a note reading simply “oh dear.” He lives somewhere in the middle of England, where his tendency for sarcasm and his crippling addiction to tea pass without comment … Continue reading