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Thanks for the Memory by Steven Hawley A haunting story about age and memory. Genre: Memoir (8 mins)

Back by Sue Gee A poignant story from the author of Last Fling. Genre: Memoir (22 mins)

The Return by John Finch Present day events cause Joe to reflect on the past. Genre: Memoir/Relationships (16 mins)


Unfinished Business by Ruth Field Remembering the life and character of a much loved mother at a memorial service. Genre: Family Relationships (12 mins)

Horses by Julie Mayhew  A chance meeting at a train station gives a boy and a girl the perfect opportunity to tell each other how they really feel. How hard can that be? Genre: Relationships (15 mins).

Mental Striptease by Sophie King  Can our narrator find love again and heal the scars of a failed marriage? Genre: Relationships (9 mins)

The Mslexia Short Story What Goes Around by Tamsin Cottis (opens new window)

The National Short Story Week Young Writer 2011-12 The Choice by Tom King While concerned about the fate of his soldier father, Edward finds he also has a choice to make. Genre: Drama (6 mins) NEW

Special writing tips podcasts with Sue Cook

Ebook publishing The Write Lines 2012 programme 1 NEW

Buidling a career as a writer The Write Lines 2012 programme 2 NEW

How to market your book The Write Lines 2012 programme 3 NEW

Short story writing The Write Lines 2011 programme 1

Writing romantic fiction The Write Lines 2011 programme 2

Writing for children The Write Lines 2011 programme 3


Bristol Old Vic Theatre School special

Listen to three stories written and directed by Roger Stennett and produced by the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. NEW


Singing for the Terrified by Helen Yendall Can a widow find her voice? Includes an interview with the writer. Genre: Humour (15 mins) NEW

Nowt Worse Than Waiting by Malcolm Bray  A man finds he identifies with a surprising companion while waiting for a hospital operation. Genre: Comedy (9 mins)

Valentine's Day by Nick Cook  Knowing when to let go is the hardest part of any relationship.  This is a lesson the hero of Valentine's Day, sadly, will probably never learn! Genre: Dark comedy (11 mins) (Dark humour)


Natural Selection by Jonathan Pinnock  Just how far would you go to get the perfect job? One candidate is about to find out it's a bit further than he expected. Genre: Mystery/Thriller (14 mins)

The Day That Time Stood Still by Alan Coleman A young man goes for a job interview but strange events mean that the day does not go to plan. Suitable for teenagers and upwards. Genre: Mystery/Thriller (13 mins)

Ghost stories

The Timeless Trees by Ann Smith  When Jill moves out of town she gets a warning from beyond the grave. Genre: Ghost story (15 mins)

Children's stories

The Snowflake by Lisa Armytage.

Kika's Birthday by Danya Miller.


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