This is the Year I Learn to Float

Today is the National Flash Fiction Day 10th Anniversary and I have a flash fiction piece published in their Flash Flood Journal which was chosen from 2,000 entries! I am eight years old and this is the year I learn to float. It is the year I learn to speak Spanish, although I firmly believe … Continue reading This is the Year I Learn to Float

Short Story Publication – Circling the Nasturtiums, Anti Heroin Chic

Butterflies were circling the nasturtiums in a frenzied race to find nectar, but it had not yet flowered. It was a lush green and ripe for bloom, when the flame flower would climb, scrambling through other plants, covering unsightly fences. She had not yet flowered, when the ‘gardener’ had grabbed her by the waist and … Continue reading Short Story Publication – Circling the Nasturtiums, Anti Heroin Chic

Speaking at a Book Group

This morning I spoke at a book group meeting. The members of the group had read my debut novel, Take Me to the Castle, and they invited me to come and speak. They wanted to discuss the writing process and the background to the book. It was an interesting experience for me as an author … Continue reading Speaking at a Book Group