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Diary of a freelance writer: 16 November 2016

I seem to be getting the hang of this working and ticking things off lark. I can only put this current surge down to NaNoWriMo and the discipline it’s giving me. 957 more words

Diary Of A Freelance Writer

Crush Course

Before this summer, my interest in skateboarding had been a brief phase dating back to

junior high, and only an excuse to ogle the boy I had a hard crush on. 37 more words


Chicken-time, again.

When you read my latest short story Animals in the Garden in this month’s issue of Joyland Magazine, if your memory reaches as far back as… 85 more words


When Narratives Collide

I found this interesting post on Google+ and got permission to share. I hope it helps someone. Enjoy.

By Melanie Anne Phillips

What happens when narratives collide? 1,550 more words



If a pear could weep it would,

cascading tears down its glossy sides.

The banana has gone astray,

jam grubbed hand plucked it away.

Moments later, a resounding crash– 43 more words


We All Carry Our History

We all carry our history differently inside us,

Some tie memories to leaded fishing weights,

so they can sink deep deep deep,

Others coat them in hard glossy varnish, 85 more words


Waiting for a Man To Face His Fear

Waiting for a Man To Face His Fear

He’s just across the street.

the street lamps should pop

from the tension between us.

As I sit, I knit a scarf… 16 more words