26 Ghosts

‘Ghost stories’, Roald Dahl said, ‘are damnably difficult to write.’We challenged 13 fearless writers to create a ghost story in time for Halloween. And, in an added twist, each new story had to be inspired by an…

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26 noticeboard

Keep up to speed with 26 news and events, including updates on next month’s fabulous Wordstock, a soon-to-sell-out Masterclass on the Art of Persuasion by hostage negotiator Richard Mullender, plus news on 26 Ghosts and 26 Designs.…

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News from 26

Tweet, tweet Here are some highlights from @26characters on Twitter this month… Our very own #26characters @TheStoryMuseum has attracted over 2,000 tweets. Writers Mallorie Blackman (dressed as The Wicked Witch of the West) and Francesca Simon (as…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
26-jane
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley