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First & Last Time

The first time you see him, he looks likes an alien. He’s red in the face, no bigger than the stuffed bear grasped tightly in your palm and crying so loud you think you’ll be deaf for three days. 649 more words


Sister Kate

The story below is a piece of historical fiction, written from the perspective of Ned Kelly- an Australian folk hero and bushranger of Irish background who was caught by the authorities and hung in Melbourne Jail in 1880. 1,264 more words

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With nowhere else on campus to smoke, Snitch was reserved to taking her breaks in the bathroom. Hinges screeched and a barrage of footsteps flowed in. 562 more words

Advance Warning: I'm hosting a Writing Competition

It is Rodeo time. Carrot Ranch is set to party and I’m joining in as one of the 8 competition leaders. Each competition has its own leader, its own set of rules and own topic. 434 more words

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I am not a Painter

~after Frank O’Hara

Being painted wasn’t what she had expected. No, it was dull she found, sitting still while he peered at the canvas. He looked at her, momentarily, then his eyes were back on his work. 636 more words


My Latest Short Story: "The Best in the Business"

Sometimes, I write fiction.

Recently, I submitted a 300-word short story to a contest by Booknest.eu which has an interesting feature: every story that gets submitted gets posted for 1 month until the contest ends. 44 more words

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Facebook – General

Glad to say From Light to Dark and Back Again was a prize in Elizabeth Ducie’s recent book launch for Deception. It is a real pleasure wrapping the book up to send out! 477 more words