CONTEMPORARY FICTION, SHORT STORIES, NON-FICTION BOOKS & ARTICLES

Feel the pain and make it better

Oh, the pain of not being criticized. I cringe when I think of the times I've read out my fabulously written story to our writers group and no one makes a comment. I know the story hasn't hit the mark. Perhaps the intent is not evident or the characters aren't realistic or the pace is [...]

By | 2018-02-09T04:37:22+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Short Stories|0 Comments

SCRIBAL CONNECTIONS IV OUT NOW

The Macleay Island Inspirational Writing Group’s fourth anthology of short stories in the ‘Spiral Connections’ series is out now. A book launch will be held at the Macleay Island Progress Hall opposite the tavern on Friday, 20th November, 2015 at 10am. Music, readings and morning tea are all free. Autographs ditto. You can purchase this [...]

By | 2015-12-12T23:34:45+00:00 December 12th, 2015|Books, News & Events, Short Stories|0 Comments

The Redlitzer editor’s choice winner

Winning the Redlitzer was more of a shock than anything! When competition editor Marilyn Hume said ‘Don’t let them change anything. I wish I’d written this story myself,” I knew I had created something special. But could I keep doing that? I didn’t write anything for a month afterwards. Reading the story, ‘On the Edge’ [...]

By | 2015-12-12T23:10:40+00:00 March 19th, 2014|News & Events, Short Stories|0 Comments