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Covid19 thoughts

Covid19 thoughts

There’s a lot to consider. Who’d have thought we’d have such a change to our lives? My Young Adult fiction novel isn’t so far fetched after all. Mind you, some of the inhabitants could be fantastical but who knows what Evolution could manufacture. If a ‘bug’ can mutate, so might a more complex being, given […]

The Hidden Element

In the following brief story the ‘hidden element’ is the Back Story. The challenge is to introduce this element unobtrusively. The picture here? Look carefully. Within it is a camouflaged NZ native frog. That illustrates what can be hidden in a plot. Of course more than Back Story is introduced unobtrusively by a crafty writer. […]

Sofa; not So Good

‘It’s where it has to be,’ she told me decisively. ‘But that’s what I came over for. Don’t you want me to make your lounge more practical for you – now you’re on your own.’ ‘No,’ she said. ‘Not that piece. He was going to move it you see.’ Her lip trembled. Her son had […]

Hiatus Overcome

Recovering from surgery but trying to return to writing