A New Day.

A rustle, a flutter.Everything is still and calm on the surface,Below the calm is nature waking up, waiting for the new days sun to take away the white coating.Within minutes colours come alive, fragances sweep across the forest, fresh and clean.A new day begins. Source: A New Day.

Need A Little Sparkle?

Sometimes this is all you need to get you back on track. A rainbow, butterfly, unicorn, kitten. It’s a magic wand for writers, there’s a million stories in there.  It’ll be the closest you get to glamour in this game, go on sprinkle an added bit of glitter and smile. Have a wonderfully productive day. Source: […]

Are You Bold Enough?

The walls are high, the path longYou twist and turn to find your way, some right, some wrong but always moving forward.Never look back, what’s gone is gone.The way is barred unless you have the right heart.Are you bold enough to try? Source: Are You Bold Enough?

Herbs, Moonlight & Rose

The moonlight flooded the garden, it was a full moon and with no streetlights in the area it was almost as bright as in the day. Rose walked through the garden amidst the heady smells of honeysuckle and cut grass, she loved evenings like this, warm and bright. So much more evocative than the heat of […]

Later That Night.

I’ve shared this before but still it’s an important poem which everyone should read. Stop and think about what we are doing to our earth. I just hope that this will make you stop and think even if just for a moment. Source: Later That Night.

Three Books.

The Community A mystery and a love story that spans fifty years Pictures of DeceitAlex is a suspect in the disappearance of a world famous art dealer. Follow her across the globe trying to find some answers. In The Spotlight & Other StoriesA collection of stories on being human.Book 3 in the Alex Price series is on […]

Broken

Writing, takes a special kind of insight. Writers think differently, it’s what makes us able to write. We are strong but also broken by the world, trying to make sense of it to put ourselves back together. Realising that what we really need is freedom, it is our life’s work and we write to try […]

The Storm

The sea which moments ago was still and calm is now beginning to churn as dark clouds blow in towards the coast. First, the wind just scuffs the surface of the sea then an invisible hand begins to push the water, forming waves, small at first, gradually building.The light goes and the birds get confused, […]

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An Australian Fantasy/ Fiction Writer

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