Dream Academy – Short Story

Dream Academy This a short story I wrote for an online competition. The theme was ‘Hometown’. I hope you like it. You can download it as a PDF  here – Dream Academy – Paul Blake   Dream Academy   The television studio designed as an auditorium went dark as I waited in the wings for my mark, hands shaking, my left leg twitching. Suddenly the giant … Continue reading Dream Academy – Short Story

(Nothing But) Flowers – Short Story

This short story was written for an online competition with the Theme of the competition ‘Church’. You can download the story as a PDF here  – Nothing But Flowers – Paul Blake (Nothing But) Flowers   I see the body on the ground and it takes me a moment to realise it is mine; I look around for my head. There it is, on the bonnet … Continue reading (Nothing But) Flowers – Short Story

Give the Anarchist A Cigarette / Neighbourhood Watch – Short Story

These short stories are joined. I had to create two stories up to to 1000 words between them and They were written for an online competition and did ok. I hope you like them. Give the Anarchist a Cigarette The wheel of the wheelie bin was wedged against the lip of the driveway edge. Simon heaved upwards and it freed itself over the obstacle with … Continue reading Give the Anarchist A Cigarette / Neighbourhood Watch – Short Story