Category Archives: success stories

Trouble With Wallflowers by MZ Fairtlough

The prompt was to write a story from the point of view of a wallflower: an observer rather than an active participant in a scene. I wasn’t sure about this one but then this popped out, and it was published … Continue reading

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Book signing at Barnes & Noble

                Zoe did a great job in Barnes and Noble today, reading to two audiences and signing copies of Love War and Ice Cream. What a pro! For those who don’t yet know … Continue reading

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Meet the Author

For our followers in the Philadelphia area, please consider taking an hour out of your day to meet Zoe (M.Z. Fairtlough), one of our Nine Mile Writers. She’ll be signing copies of her book Love, War and Ice Cream at the Barnes & … Continue reading

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Postcard Shorts – The Fight

            The Fight is a piece of flash fiction I wrote in response to a recent prompt (Writing within constraints) where the characters were not allowed to speak. I sent it off to Postcard Shorts … Continue reading

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The journey

This seems like a good moment to look back to a year ago when Kat and I were setting up Nine Mile Writers. We were hanging out in Starbucks trying to think of a name. Our aims, the format of … Continue reading

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Our workshop works!

In our workshop in February we used the following prompt from Now Write: 1.Take a piece of paper and use the whole sheet to draw a map of a meaningful landscape from your childhood. 2. Mark the location of three … Continue reading

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Meet Eponymous Rox

A semi-finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2012, a highly talented writer and blogger, this masked man has made me a featured author on his blog. (Did I mention his infinite wisdom and good taste?) Check out his excellent … Continue reading

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Poem published!

There’s a launch party in Philadelphia this evening for Apiary 3 which includes Nine Mile Writer Kat’s poem, Nana. Congratulations! Read Kat’s poem in our success library and check out Apiary Magazine

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Glimmer Train Success Story

Kat’s story just won an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers! “Brompton’s mixture is a combination of potable morphine, cocaine, whiskey, and honey, a palliative cocktail invented at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London in … Continue reading

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