Last month, I won Amazon’s New Night Before Christmas story competition. It was a crazy, exciting experience, and I thought I’d share what it was actually like – as it was certainly unlike anything I’ve ever been through before!
We all know that exercise is good for us. However, most presume they can stop the workouts when they die – though somehow, the memo must have got lost in the post for one of Exeter’s stranger spirits.
After completing your book, you’re likely to be focused on one thing only – that all-important publishing deal. It’s the same for all writers; you’ve spent so long slaving away to make the book as good as possible, now it’s time to share it with the world.
Only thing is, what happens after someone agrees to publish your book? Yikes!
One thing’s for sure about the South-West – it specialises in ‘off the wall’ ghost stories. We’ve got tales of hairy hands and three-headed spectres, but there’s one legend that beats them all in terms of strangeness.
Allow me to introduce one of the region's more bizarre spirits – the Owlman of Cornwall.
I often gravitate towards the supernatural when I’m writing. It’s a fascinating genre, and it allows for a lot of creativity. Put it like this, you can go really out there when you’re writing about ghosts – and there’s no rule-book to state you’re being factually inaccurate!