Tsundoku Confessions

I was recently laughed at when entering a Zonta book sale because I dragged an empty suitcase behind me and left it under a table while two elderly ladies monitored …

Going Under

I’ve been preparing food all morning, even though I’m Nil By Mouth. All four of my wisdom teeth will be ripped out while I’m under. That’s why I must prepare …

Dialogue in Writing

Dialogue is on my mind. I feel like it might be quite important for writing fiction. I could muse via lengthy prose about how dialogue breaks up blocks of writing, …

Joan and Judy

Joan and Judy Joan Dennison and Judy Partridge were long time residents of Pickleberry. They met at the 1950 town bake-off, bonding through the delight of shared recipe tips. The …

Lil’ Red

Nan was sick so I packed my bag and caught a train to visit her. On the train, a bearded stranger asked me where I was going. To the hospital, …

Well, Word Is…

According to the old woman, this man was in hospital about to have an operation and a woman who he supposed to be his nurse was prepping him when he …

Garden Gnome

The garden gnome resisted wiggling his nose at the smell of the coolant. She walked inside cradling shopping bags. “What’ve you been doing all day considering you haven’t been cleaning?” …

Sanur Flashbacks (for TPL)

Today’s 100 word story is a guest post by Erwin. After reading my Sunday Sesh post: Classic Moments of a Shazza in Bali, she said she wrote this reflection. Sanur …

Show Me The Light

A short story with a twist by The Literary Gangster – published in Short and Twisted 2014 by Celapene Press Show Me The Light Don’t ask why a thirty eight …

Pub Talk

I wear my Australian Tattoo with pride mate, with pride but it doesn’t mean I’m a racist! I mean check this tat out here, it’s the Chinese symbol for strength, …

Tutorial

Boys, today in tutoring we will be learning about plants. Let’s look at some key words. Are there any that you aren’t sure about? Yes Miss: chlorophyll and photosynthesis. Great …