From The Tower of Song

Dear Leonard, you will continue to sing and speak to us from the Tower of Song but let me just say that I did speak to you before you passed, …

Scone Writers Festival

Courtney Collins said at the Scone Writers Festival that for writers and those alike, what you write must be worth the tree that is cut down and used to print …

Old House

(A 50-word story). There were these height measurements scrawled on the laundry wall: Tiffany had been the tallest in 1992 but Benjamin overtook her in 1993, and in the same …

Hundreds and Thousands

    Thanks for spilling Hundreds and Thousands across your screen. These one hundred word stories are meant for simple indulgence; they are bite sized treats you can devour as quickly …

Watercolour Painting

(A 50-word story). I had bought the watercolour painting of the 1920s Melbourne streetscape in a downtown marketplace set at the back of an alleyway edging the very same street. …

Detective John Miller (2)

(A revised version of the 100 word story Detective John Miller, now in 149 words using the words umbrella, birthday and softly). All his life, detective John Miller had worked …

The Interrogation

I’m nervous about the questioning. They have me in this chair, a bright light in my eyes. My neck is tightening with the collar around it; I fear I may …