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 …

The Liebster Award

Believe it or not, the Liebster Award is a thing. It even has this medallion pictured below. My blogging friend over at A Z Pascoe has nominated me and so …

Dialogue in Writing

Dialogue is quite important for fiction writers for many reasons. I will give you an example why. I could go on and on for a lengthy paragraph with full sentences …

Are you a micro lit fan?

Hey there gangsters. To TLG, micro fiction or microlit is the most inspiring. It gives much perspective on how we tell stories but also from the perspective of the story teller …

Setting Writing Goals

Welcome gangsters. Well we all have dreams don’t we? Some people want to take over the world. Others want to arrive at work without having spilled coffee on their shirt. …

Objects in Fiction

Don’t object to this post, gangsters. When one thinks of ‘objects’ in fiction, two questions may come to mind; how do literal objects drive a story’s plot, as well as, …