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Novel Dreamers – August 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was me... in that we had to "write a piece that you think is a typical YOU piece. A piece that has…

Novel Dreamers – July 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was infinity, kind of. Basically we submitted an opening line and then via mystical arts known only to Mr Archer we were…

Novel Dreamers – June 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Parody so I decided to lampoon the classic Sci-Fi disaster movie Armageddon. Don't worry at no point do I mention the…

Novel Dreamers – May 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Sci-Fi so obviously I wrote a story about a girl jousting her way out of an arranged marriage. That sounds Sci-Fi…

Novel Dreamers – April 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was the macabre so I dusted off part of a piece I'd been working on for a novel some years ago, gave…

Novel Dreamers – March 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Superheroes with me being assigned  the fabulous Judge Dredd.  We have all heard about Mr Dredd's exploits on his Law Master…

Novel Dreamers – February 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was musical and I was assigned Waiting On A Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen. I'm not sure how this led me to…

Novel Dreamers – January 2017

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was A drunken man’s words are a sober man’s thoughts… I may have still been a bit hung-up on the Trump/Brexit thing…

Novel Dreamers – December 2016

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Christmas and my inspiration here came from the lovely Mrs D. In Better for Bears, Bullets or Balls? we look at…

Novel Dreamers – November 2016

Novel Dreamers is a monthly writing challenge created by Dagna Theatre. Each month several talented writers (and Shaun) are set a task to write about a specific idea with a 1500 word limit. At the end of the month there’s a poll and a winner (not Shaun) is chosen. This month the theme was Revolution. This was around Brexit time so it all got a little political this month with a story of humanity being…