Tag: Am Writing

Shallow Creek: And The Winner is…

So here we are. It seems like it was only a few weeks ago when we launched the Shallow Creek competition, inviting people to enter the quirky town where anything could go. We’ve read some amazing stories along the way – we’ve laughed, we’ve cried and more importantly we’ve been left with disturbing imagery and

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GUEST POST: How Studying Anthropology Helped Me As A Novelist by Sofka Zinovieff

Like most students of social anthropology, I was required in my first year at university, to write an essay about whether the incest taboo is universal. The answer is: pretty much yes, if you don’t count some ancient Egyptian royals and some differing views about first cousins. But not much else is universal in the

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