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Oscar Windsor-Smith
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Who Owns a Student's Copyright?
Make no mistake, I have enjoyed the first year of my four year Creative Writing degree course at Birkbeck . The tutors are excellent, the facilities are great – quirky in places but that's historic Bloomsbury for you, and to the creative mind quirky is like...

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London Short Story Festival - Caption Competition
You know when you go to a really special writing event – like London Short Story Festival (not that there's any event remotely like LSSF) –  and you meet reams of interesting, friendly, knowledgeable and like-minded people and you take loads of pics over se...

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What better to dip into on a Summer afternoon than this literary cornucopia? OK, other than a cool pool, smarty-pants. (But I wouldn't try both together if I were you, the pages will go all soggy and a Kindle... That reminds me:  If you DO try swimming with a kindle, would you mind telling me if it floats? I've always wondered.) Have fun.

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I feel privileged to have my story 'Wings of Nemesis' appearing in such distinguished company. 😎
Issue 7 is hot of the press! Read here about Robert J Sawyer, our feature author.

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The Direction of Our Fear
On BBC television news this morning, the awful memories of a survivor of Auschwitz - a child of fourteen when he entered the camp - moved me to tears. His harrowing description of a Nazi officer standing at the head of a line making cold decisions of left o...

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Hit or Miss?
Guys, something happened this week that's bothering me and I really need your input. I think we can probably agree that none of us knows how others see us, yes? Or, to lapse for a moment into a dialect we're going to hear a deal more of in coming days: "O w...

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EXTRA! Successful Author Exposed as Fraud
Hello again. I know, just as it seemed safe to re-enter the water blogosphere I'm back to threaten your sanity with a post. Apologies, but another chance to interview my chum Jonathan Pinnock was too good to an opportunity to miss. So I'm levering the 'dang...

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Wow! This week has started well. I am one happy writer. The amazing Christy Varonfakis Johnson aka Folly Blaine has made a superb podcast performance (to call it a reading would be to do her skills an injustice) of my story "The Janitor of Lido",  recently published on Every Day Fiction. Thank you, Folly, you truly are a star. http://www.everydayfiction.com/podcast-edf166-the-janitor-of-lido-by-oscar-windsor-smith-read-by-folly-blaine/
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