Monthly Archives: July 2016

January 2016 Challenge


Here’s a whole bunch of stories from an earlier BWC Creative writers’ challenge. All reviewed and judged by the lovely Esther Newton.

What’s particularly interesting here, are three utterly different stories written to the same prompt: Harry the Armchair. One of these is mine.
I hope you’ll enjoy them all.

Bahrain Creative Writers' Blog

9D7A2263Esther Newton

Has been working as a freelance writer for fifteen years, regularly writing articles and short stories for magazines and newspapers such as Freelance Market News, Writers’ Forum, The New Writer, The Guardian, Best of British, The Cat, Woman’s Weekly, The People’s Friend and My Weekly to name a few, she has also won a number of short story competitions. These have been published in a collection, The Siege and Other Award Winning Stories, available from Amazon and all other on-line stores, in paperback and e-book format. A publisher has recently taken on Esther’s children’s book series; the first book will be coming out later this year.

Esther loves writing and enjoys helping other writers, which she achieves in her role as tutor for The Writers Bureau. In addition to tutoring, Esther has also started a blog, designed to provide writers with support, market information and advice. You can check out Esther…

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