Waiting for feedback is a weird kind of limbo. My story is out with people – SEVEN people in fact. Probably too many but I figure some of them won’t manage to read it. And some of them it just won’t be their kind of story. But some of them hopefully will try to see … More Amazing and Terrifying – the theme for the week
This is the story of a story. I don’t know how it ends. In 2012 I had a miscarriage. The one shining knowledge that had come out of that dark experience was that whatever else happened in my life, I wanted to write. Earlier that year I’d started a ten months novel and scriptwriting … More Some things you just can’t let go
It’s a cool, grey, rainy Mother’s Day here in Canberra. And what is the best possible thing to do on such a day? Read! Lucky for you it’s Snippet Sunday, which means it’s time for the next installment of The River’s Dark. In last week’s snippet, Wade was astounded, and Lyria hugely relieved, to discover … More Snippet Sunday #8 – The River’s Dark
It can’t be happening. Surely it can’t be happening. It is. I’m going to be forty in just under two months. But it’s okay, nobody panic. As of this week I have a motto and a rudimentary plan. My motto: Fuck it, I’m Forty. The best old people I know say it like it … More Help, I’m turning forty!
The week has poured itself out leaving us stranded, sputtering, and a little confounded, at Sunday again. Which means – Snippet Sunday! This is a day for writers to share short sections of their works in progress, or tantalize readers with stories ready for wider consumption. To be entertained by more great snippets, or to … More Snippet Sunday #7 – The River’s Dark