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Peter Wyn Mosey

  • The Circus

    January 25, 2020 by

    e used to bet on pantomime horses and somehow always win. As the chief clown he always knew which way the wind blew because quite frankly, he was the one blowing the raspberries. Always the contrary cha

  • Sunshine Blogger Award

    January 21, 2020 by

    Brothers’ Campfire nominated me for my second Sunshine Blogger Award! I am very honoured. Thank you Brothers’ Campfire! It means a lot coming from such a popular and imaginative creative writer who puts so much into their writing and site!  Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and link back to their blog. • Answer 11… Read more

  • Writing Prompt #19

    January 19, 2020 by

    Today’s prompts are here! Use them however you please, just be sure and tag this post when you use it! He used to bet on pantomime horses I want to be better than a monkey The picture could also be used too if you like! Good luck and enjoy the writing!

  • Submissions- We Need You!

    January 16, 2020 by

    The Finest Example needs your help! We need POETRY We need FICTION of all lengths! We need ART And we need Non Fiction articles about anything else! If you have a piece that you’d like to submit, we’re happy to receive it. The new email address for submissions is :

  • Writing Prompt #18

    January 13, 2020 by

    Today’s writing prompts, use them wisely. Create poems, stories, essays, songs, or anything you like. Don’t forget to link back to this post. 1. Buy me another beer and I will tell you why I did it. 2. Small things have the biggest effects. Or, use the picture

  • How To Survive World War III

    January 12, 2020 by

    Originally posted on Little Old Lady Comedy:
    As Trump tries to distract us from his impending impeachment proceedings by assassinating some guy and sparking World War III, it’s time to dust off the old Anderson Shelter, don the gas mask and hold tight for six years. Here is the ultimate guide to surviving the impending…

  • 6 Top Tips For Becoming Vegan

    January 12, 2020 by

    Veganism is on the rise. With many people wanting to switch to a meat-free plant-based diet for environmental reasons, many big companies have started to wake up to the demand. There has never been such a great time to go vegan. Supermarkets and restaurants have really upped their game in the last couple of years and have started to offer a much better range for vegans.

  • 'The Finest Example' Is Live

    January 11, 2020 by

    The Finest Example is officially live. Please give it a visit, and if you like what you see, please follow and share any of the work. I’d love to build a community where writers and artists can contribute and give each other a leg up, so it would mean a lot if any of you that regularly pop in could help the site and the early contributors out with your support.

  • Flashback Friday #6- The Bookshop

    January 10, 2020 by

    Around 18 months ago, I started writing about this character, but I never actually found out his name. He ran a bookshop that he had inherited. He is probably autistic, and has tenancies toward being a savant.

  • Writing Collaboration #16- Passing By

    January 8, 2020 by

    She saw him. She hadn’t been expecting it. He was walking along the street, hands in his coat pockets, face turned up to the bright autumn sun. He looked happy. Happier than anyone should look. Happier than anyone had a right to in this world.

  • Writing Prompt #17

    January 5, 2020 by

    Happy new year! Here are your first writing prompts for the new year. Link this post if you take any of these up so others can have a go, and so I can see your pieces. Write anything you like. A monologue, a flash fiction piece, a song, a letter, a poem, or invent a… Read more

  • Submissions- Hands Up Who's In!

    December 31, 2019 by

    I am toying with an idea. It’s not the most original idea in the world, but I want to create and curate an online site. I want to fill it with great works and make sure that the original writer gets the credit for it. It’s going to be called ‘The Finest Example‘ and I’d… Read more

  • A Big Thank You

    December 30, 2019 by

    Just to round the year up nicely, I just hit 10,000 views. I only started using this blog properly again since the summer, so I am very pleased with these numbers! Thank you to everyone who has popped by this year! As you can see from the stats, I’ve had the blog for a few… Read more

  • Writing Prompts 2019: The Stars

    December 29, 2019 by

    I started posting writing prompts a couple of months ago after enjoying writing based on prompts given to me by others in my 30 Day Writing Challenge. I’ve always been someone that needs a slight jumping off point when it comes to starting to write, so I decided to start creating prompts that others could… Read more

  • DAY 6- 30 Day Writing Challenge

    December 29, 2019 by

    Originally posted on Peter Wyn Mosey:
    Today’s writing prompt comes courtesy of- Janet Crum, a writer with attitude who has an exciting way with words! Janet asked “How about a flash piece written with only dialogue?” . Let’s see how that turns out!! If you would like to help me out with more challenges, please…

  • The Gutenberg Printing Press

    December 28, 2019 by

    Originally posted on Peter Wyn Mosey:
    Credit Pixabay – License CC0 Here is another excerpt from a work in progress- I’d love some feedback on it to help me with developing the next stages. I have have quite a bit more in scribbled notebooks, but everything is at first draft stage, so lots could change.…

  • The Spoken Word

    December 28, 2019 by

    Originally posted on Peter Wyn Mosey:
    This is an excerpt from a work in progress- previous excerpts can be found here, here, and here. If you like what you’ve read, please share. If you have any feedback, I’d be happy to hear it! This week I counted twenty six point three books. Six fantasy novels,…

  • Goodbye 2019

    December 28, 2019 by

    2019 should not even be here yet, let alone be going already. It barely feels like two minutes ago we were worried about Millennium bugs and following Prince’s party instructions. But it’s been twenty years.  So, 2020 is here next week. A new space-age decade of flying cars and AI mind control to live in.… Read more

  • Christmas Writing Challenge #14

    December 24, 2019 by

    The Leap Christmas Christmas comes but once a year. But when it starts getting too much for Fran and Ed, they decide to start skipping every other year. But as they start watching everyone else’s Christmas starting to take shape how will they deal with the fear of missing out? Or will they just cave… Read more

  • Christmas Writing Challenge #13

    December 23, 2019 by

    The Christmas Toy Siege When he forgets Christmas, Ted has to rush to get all the gifts bought in time. But the world seems to conspire against him. Problems at work, queuing traffic, and terrible weather all conspire against him. Worn out and desperate , Ted arrives late to the mall. Just as he starts… Read more

  • Writing Prompt #16

    December 22, 2019 by

    1. Ho, Ho, Fucking Ho!
    2. These are not my reindeer.
    3. All I wanted for Christmas was global destruction and you bought me an Alexa.

  • Christmas Writing Challenge #12

    December 21, 2019 by

    The Christmas King When Eglebert IV, the ice king announces that he is to marry on Christmas day the atmosphere in his kingdom becomes electric with excitement. But when a sleazy newspaper gets hold of a kiss-and-tell story about the bride-to-be, all is not well in the kingdom and on Christmas he freezes the entire… Read more

  • Christmas Writing Challenge #11

    December 20, 2019 by

    A Dog For Christmas When lucky the Christmas pup becomes a handful, his new owners give him up on new year’s day. Sad lucky sits overlooked in a rescue centre for what seems like an eternity. As snow melts and leaves appear on the trees, finally a nice old man with a big white beard… Read more

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