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I’ve decided to start using creative writing prompts a bit to practice my story writing…so here goes!

Prompt: You are a kid’s imaginary friend. He’s growing up. 817 more words

Short Story

Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller

Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller (9781419727245)

This novel by an Australian author is enticingly Gothic and ghost-filled. Elizabeth and her father move back to his childhood home, Witheringe House. 293 more words

Book Reviews

Childhood and imaginary friends

I was a quiet kid. If I ever went missing, my parents would never go look for me on a playground or at a friend’s house. 724 more words


Sara's Invisible Brother

The first thing I thought when my newborn daughter Sara was put into my arms, was how much she looked like her brother Jacob. Jacob had been born sixteen months earlier, after three agonizing weeks in hospital. 639 more words

Children's Bereavement

My Children's imaginary friends 

When my daughter was 3, she was playing in the garden at my mums house, she was chatting away to herself. I asked her who she was talking to, she replied ‘my friend Ben Scalp, he is 9 and has ginger hair’ I was more than a bit surprised, but little did I know this was the start of many years of Ben Scalp popping in and out. 320 more words


You always wanted to read my diary right?

There are a couple of people whose blogs I follow who just post about their life. I don’t know these people, yet I find myself reading about their Thanksgiving holiday (thank goodness Grammy recovered from that hip replacement.), their new kitchens (Victoria, I love that counter top) and looking at pictures of their sheep (Wooly Wednesdays- so cute!). 924 more words



Rob Biddulph
Harper Collins

Sid Gibbons and trouble seem to go hand in hand: first it’s smashing the birdbath with his ball; then forgetting to put the tops back on his pens; his bedroom resembles a ‘pigsty’ and now his dinner is all over the floor. 330 more words

Picture Books