Isabel Alexander

Is writing at university imperative or impossible?

Writing has been my favourite pastime for as long as I can remember. I completed the first draft of my very first “novel” when I was thirteen. It was a staggering eighty pages long, and received rave reviews from my mum and dad. Since then I have written several novels...
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Posted Nov. 24, 2017

Flash fiction at your fingertips

Flash fiction is an extremely brief short story, commonly less than one thousand words. Although well-established for a long time, the term ‘flash fiction’ wasn’t applied to the genre until the late twentieth century. Early examples can be found in nineteenth century America from authors such as Walt Whitman, Ambrose...
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Posted Nov. 4, 2017