January and the beginning of February was an interesting time for me, with some news that I thought I was coping quite well with, though in hindsight perhaps I was not... but all's good now (I think), and there were a few good things that happened that I want to mention: First, myself and two … Continue reading Belated Celebrations
Merry Christmas, Happy Solstice, etc etc to all my readers! Hope you all have the opportunity to gather with loved ones and celebrate. This year has been amazing and I am thankful for so many things: First and foremost, of course, is my family - my partner, who supports and encourages me in all things, and … Continue reading Season’s Greetings!
Feel like your story isn’t ready?
So, I've finished a story. It's been edited several times over, and is as good as I can get it, for this moment at least. Sometimes I know a story is good when I send it out, most times I don't - most times I feel embarrassed that I am sending out such drivel!! Sometimes … Continue reading Feel like your story isn’t ready?
Nanowrimo and the Young Writer’s Program – Day 1
What a day! Spent the morning avoiding my story, because I still felt as though I was in editing mode and wanted to try and get out of that before I started. So I procrastinated by cleaning instead - you know the saying - a tidy house equals a tidy mind... or something along those … Continue reading Nanowrimo and the Young Writer’s Program – Day 1
Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #3
My third story for this series is called 'One' and was published on Free Flash Fiction's website in August of this year. Freya watched as they slept. Their bodies moving as muscles stretched and relaxed, rolling and turning to shift their weight from one side to another, always in the other’s embrace. “They move together,” … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #3
The Harpist – New Flash Fiction Story
Just a short post today to celebrate another publication!! The Harpist is a flash fiction piece about a young girl, forced into harp lessons and now a great harp competition, by her overzealous mother. The story shows how she takes control of the situation and finds the positives in something she has been dreading. Published … Continue reading The Harpist – New Flash Fiction Story