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Magic in London: Whistling – Part Seven

Catch up on Magic in London here: https://ashleymanning.com/magic-in-london/ The stairs led down into darkness and Chuck was sure his legs would give way at any point and he would end up tumbling down into the darkness to never be found … Continue reading

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Final Update – (Short Story)

The following was originally published on ‘The Daily Update’ website on the 14th July 2025. I have copied it here verbatim: First Contact – written by Samantha Collins By this point, most of you know my name, although you didn’t before … Continue reading

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Magic in London – Whistling – Part Five

Before reading the latest part, catch up here: https://ashleymanning.com/magic-in-london/ The building’s icy chill hit Chuck as soon as he walked through the front door. The entrance hall was grand, lit up by candles burning brighter than any he’d ever seen … Continue reading

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Mid-January Update

Hello everyone, As promised, it’s the 15th, so I’m writing a little update post about how everything’s been going. First things, first: writing. I’ve been writing pretty consistently this month. I think I’ve written around 10,000 words of fiction since … Continue reading

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Magic in London – Whistling – Part Four

Catch up on the Magic in London Story here: https://ashleymanning.com/magic-in-london/ Once Chuck and Fiona reached the old station, Chuck started to feel that there was a lightness to the air. Along the way he’d learnt that the boy’s name was … Continue reading

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