No, don't take the following story too seriously. It's not meant to be serious. It's a fly-by-the-seat-of-the-pants story. It's only a story. Again, With Bite Sit still, you old bugger. I’ll strap you in proper and we’ll head off to the quacks. No, it’ll be quiet. Everyone’s at home. There’s a new illness. Don’t squawk, … Continue reading Seriously?
The card contained messages from her workmates. The usual guff. Except for one line. To see the self clearly, look into running water, a flowing river, not a still pool or a stormy sea. It wasn’t signed, and it created a shock in her feet. Bini had no idea there might be at least one … Continue reading Weird Things
A Short Story Warning: it's sad. The black dog and the black cat. The dog had been lumbered on her 18 years ago. A problem dog, given to Simi’s Mum for socialisation before she could be adopted out. But the black dog clung to Simi’s heart and she couldn’t let her go. Named her Ever. … Continue reading Black on Black
There's a lecture series that goes up on YouTube (2020 Creative Writing Lectures BYU) and the most recent one was about short story writing. Now, anyone who knows me also knows I can't give a simple instruction without going over the limit. Truly. So I watched it (twice) and did the exercise. First, this is … Continue reading How To: Short Story