Nickname Origin late Middle English: from an eke-name (eke meaning ‘addition’: see eke2), misinterpreted, by wrong division, as a neke name. Ref: OED.
An alternative writer’s retreat?
We shook the plaster dust out of our hair, stepped onto a little boat, and sailed to the Scillies.
This is Mounts Bay, in Cornwall; picture-postcard pretty as rainbows light up the sky and the sea ripples around St Michael’s Mount, just off Marazion. In…
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This year my writing resolution is simple: No more than one exclamation mark a month. Or at least, no exclamation marks unless they’re justified. I hate…
Flash fiction online at Metazen.
How I carry on writing (200 words, online at Mslexia).
I sit in a puddle of my own making, frightened and alone-
Comment on collaborative fiction, online at Northwrite.
“Why would you start on a career if it’s not just impossible, but improper, to expect payment?”