Number 6, Tumble Tree Lane, Lavender Farm evokes a lazy safe and pretty place. Vivid imagery is a strength of this author and once again she doesn’t disappoint. In The Adventures of Polly Rocket, Jennifer Calvert has Polly Rocket the wily cat and Butterbean the silly puppy inhabit a generally harmonious house and yard with
Fortunately for Lees, she had experienced an idyllic early childhood and later, some exceptional vocational accomplishments. She also recognised the tremendous guilt she experienced for exposing her children to abuse. Though there were strong perceptions of low self-worth and failure in Lees, there was also a spark of the potential to shine that had always
Amaira’s Fortune received an Honourable Mention in the American Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition 2020. Contestants from all over the globe entered stories that had to be written between the first and last lines of Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’. I’m thrilled to get an HM in such a big competition. A squat grey building
One of my short stories has been published in the online literary magazine, Short Fiction Break. Go to https://shortfictionbreak.com/its-time/ to read my story It’s Time. Please comment if you feel inclined to and if you think it worthy, please vote in the Readers Choice Award.
The Omega Writers Book Fair usually occurs each year in mid-March, though in 2021 it will be in July because of the COVID pandemic bringing a halt to proceedings. The fair brings together Australasian authors with their readers. There is a Christian theme to many of the books on sale, however, you don’t need to
Great-Grandma Elské’s Bamboo Cane was inspired by a delightful woman in my weekly Tai Chi class. Elské really did lose the cane and we looked everywhere for it. Florence suggested the gardener might have found it and put it where it was indeed, eventually located. In the book, Elské’s emotional connection to the cane drives her