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Alison Allen

A former teacher living in the south of England, Alison Allen writes poetry and novels as well as short stories. Her work has been published by Writers’ Retreat, Café Lit and ShortKidStories. Her two favourite pastimes - exploring the countryside and investigating the past – form the inspiration for much of her fiction. However, she also enjoys the challenge of trying different genres. Ellay is her first attempt at speculative fiction.
Alison Allen

Alison Allen

A former teacher living in the south of England, Alison Allen writes poetry and novels as well as short stories. Her work has been published by Writers’ Retreat, Café Lit and ShortKidStories. Her two favourite pastimes - exploring the countryside and investigating the past – form the inspiration for much of her fiction. However, she also enjoys the challenge of trying different genres. Ellay is her first attempt at speculative fiction.
Dystopia
Alison Allen

Ellay

It was raining again. After weeks of persistent downpours, clouds continued to hang low over the town, blotting out the surrounding hills in clammy swirls

 
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