The times in my life when I'm confident I can 'fix it' are few, but I thought today would be one of those days. This is to do with ePublishing a new book, the collaboration between Frank Prem and moi! Herja, Devastation should have been easy to upload and get on the road. It's poetry. … Continue reading Up In The Air!
Ever heard of Herja? You know, the Valkyrie sister! How about Frank Prem? He's the poet who's had his books listed as No. 1 on the Amazon sites a few times. Yes, a few times! And he's about to put out a new one later this month, too. Did I mention that Frank and I … Continue reading Nouveau Noir
That's the Fandango's Flash Fiction Challenge moniker. Slipping Away Regrets, I've had not many, or too many, but time has slipped its leash and the end is nigh. How do I know? Look at that thing, just look at it. Last night, it was hope, today it is certainty. Time is up, time is gone, … Continue reading FFFC
… Words are beyond my reach … why are humans so cruel?
they have killed
where there should be
is a feather
and a bone
no more kite
no more the freedom
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Approx. 2k words ... due for publication Friday 30 August 2019 (in eBook; paperback to follow in September): https://read.amazon.com.au/kp/embed?asin=B07X287LRK&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_VolADbK3XGSW6 1. The ghost gums didn’t respond to the movement in the ground. They retained stillness, leaves held tight. Not a branch cracked, nor a twig dropped, not a single exhalation of breath escaped the stomata. The … Continue reading Diaballein, an Excerpt
A Short Story from Seeking ... approx. 2k words. The Nullabor Plain – Eva’s number-one preferred route because there were no trees to spread black tendrils of shadowy menace, no long branches to scribble evil designs into the bright beams of her headlights. Second preference would be the Devil’s Gate stretch along the Hay Plain, … Continue reading Night Driver
It slipped by me, and today is the second day of the Sale! Of course, the sales notifications woke me up, and I stared and thought - AHA! https://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=cage+dunn The sale is all US$, and I have trouble converting, but one is free (or is that two?), and two are half-price. And you can read … Continue reading Smashwords in July
Do you know Crystal Lake Publishing? And that they have a Patreon site? Or that I have a Flash up ready to receive votes? Well, you do now. If you're a Patron of Crystal Lake Patreon site (you have to be in the $5 tier to vote), this is your chance. If you don't, of … Continue reading A Flash Bit
Or a Weekly Wee Or a Monthly monster? Not at all what you think, of course, but how would I know what you think? My psychic abilities were abandoned to the blue garden fairy when she got lost. Like most of those folk, she didn't think I wanted it back ... What am I talking … Continue reading A Daily Dribble
The storm came that night, that's how I remember it. Lightning and thunder scare the grumpkins outta the dog, and she patters around, panting and whining and fretting. I gotta get up, do stuff, turn the kettle on, make noise. Otherwise, she freaks out all night and nobody sleeps. the storm comes The storm? Oh, … Continue reading The Old Bones