Recommended From The Workbench - The Train

We hope you enjoyed this prompt. It was great to see lots of entries again and some very different approaches. There were some strong contenders, but Tamsin Showbrook's entry really stood out. 

And remember, there's still time to have go at our new Workbench exercise - Time

Guest Post: Kat French - My Writing World, Three Years On

Can you believe that it's been a whole year since Kat French's first book, Undertaking Love, was published? I'm sure Kat would agree - especially as she's been so busy working on book two - and now three - alongside her self-published erotica series. Her second book published under HarperCollins' Avon imprint is out later this month so we invited her back to tell us a bit more about how she got where she is today. There's also a chance to win an exclusive proof of Kat's new book - read on for details!

The Workbench Writing Exercises - Time

In 'The Workbench' we post a prompt, image, or basic premise, and you write a short scene/extract around it and post it in the comments. It's a great way for you to showcase your ability and persuade us to check out your work on Authonomy. We re-post entries that catch our eye.

Sunday Shorts - Implementation

Implementation takes place at a writers’ conference. The story begins with a short and seemingly innocuous conversation which causes the protagonist to question her situation and wonder what might have been - or what could still be.

One to Watch Wednesday - Omni

This week’s One to Watch is YA Sci fi Fantasy Omni by Caitlyn McRae. I know this is up for the One to Watch Authonomites choice this week, so I hope between us we can drum up a few more readers.

Cracking opening line? Check:

I’ll just let the train hit me, Sylvia thought.

Reading Recommendations - A New App

Reading recommendations are probably everyone’s favourite way to discover new books. So when I saw an app that gives you recommendations from some of the foremost literary talents of our time, I thought it would be fun to take a look.

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