Daily Prompt, Poetry, Writing


By Scott Bailey 2017

Life is a marathon
They say
I disagree
A marathon is a race
Has a goal
They whip us with that line
Life is a marathon

Life is a song
To be
Or sing
Or play
Life is a song

In response to the daily prompt Savour


Creative Writing, Daily Prompt, Poetry, Science Fiction, Work, Writing


By Scott Bailey © 2017

Moxie not talent
Seems to be an effective

In response to the daily prompt Moxie

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting




Author Interview – Leif M. Wright – “Deadly Vows”, “Minister of Justice” & “Robby the R-Word” (Crime/True Crime/Mystery/Thriller)

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Howdy people.

We’ve made it to the weekend again – woohoo, party time, excellent!

(To those working on the weekend, I salute you and look forward to when you can party too and raise a glass for you).

Just a quick note before the fun and games start – I link to a lot of other articles in my posts, so WordPress users please check your Spam folders in your Setting Menus and approve any links/pingbacks that you find from me to improve the visibility of your own blog posts, as well as mine, it’s a win win for us both 😉

Now, let’s get down to those tacks made of brass.

Time to introduce you all to Crime, True Crime and Mystery thriller author Leif Wright, whose books are sure to get your spines tingling and pulse racing before the evening is over.

Here we go and thanks for…

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Creative Writing, Fiction, General, Mankind Limited News, Science Fiction, Self Publishing, Writing

Mankind Limited – The Sky



The sky to the west was as dark as a promise of Armageddon. It was punctuated occasionally by a piercing fork of blue-white lightning.

As piercing as the eyes that watched. Mankind Ltd.


Read an excerpt here.

Available as


or hardback

from Amazon

or CreateSpace


Creative Writing, Fiction, Self Publishing, Short Stories, Thirteen Tales, Writing

The Valley – Thirteen Tales

The Valley

A woman alone, in a deep dark valley, finds her cherished isolation filled with creeping fears. Yet courage can lead to some surprising twists.

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Thirteen Tales of Ghosts

By Scott Bailey

A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Other are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.

Ideal for sitting around a campfire and late at night under the covers. Or maybe not if the stories themselves are any guide.

Check it out at Amazon and Smashwords and other online e-book retailers.

A paperback version is now available for those who prefer the feel of the paper while huddling by the fire – on your own – in the dark – with that noise behind you……