Pravina Maharaj has my admiration (and envy) for consistently placing her short stories in weekly print magazines: those guilty-pleasure reads kleinsus and I like to flip-through and read over a nice cup of tea or two; those same magazines and … Continue reading On Writing: Short Magazine Fiction with Pravina Maharaj
The king stood up, a serious look on his face, a regal aura enveloping him. “Why do you accept an empty cup? Is my wine not good enough for you?” Continue reading Flash Fiction by Leenna Naidoo
A short tarot themed story for you 🙂 Happy Valentines Day! Don’t slip up now. I shuffled the tarot pack. Who was my soul-mate? With a deep breath, I picked three cards then set them down one by one on the velvet cloth: the who, where, how… Who: Freedom. The eyes of the athletic man in the image burned into mine and I almost dropped the card. Would he know, this soul-mate, how I longed to experience real love and freedom, not this shallow excuse for a life? Where and how: The Fool and The World. The Fool looked like … Continue reading Microfiction: Who Where How
He steps close. Oblivious she… Continue reading Twin-Flame: Romance in 25 words
I know you’re probably tired of hearing about it, but I’m going to write one last post about it! And as I love, love, love how the cover turned out, I thought I’d give you an insiders look at that … Continue reading It’s out today! 3 Million’s A Crowd
With the Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale now in it’s second week, I thought it would be fun to let you know which of my books is now ‘trending’ within my own catalogue. Surprise, surprise–they’re all short stories! Also, where you can … Continue reading Update: A wee catch-up
It’s great to chat to Inge Saunders once more. She’s been very busy exploring different writing universes within romance writing. In fact, she’s gone back to her first love, much like myself – the paranormal. But unlike me, she’s been … Continue reading Inge Saunders: Choices To Collaborations
So it was that in fits of boredom many months apart, I played the same love/dating quizzes in a row, certain in the knowledge that I would get the more…normal (shall we say) responses the second time around. Imagine my utter shock when both times (both!) returned the very same answer!
And now you’re wondering what those were and why they are so shocking. Continue reading My Secret Nemesis? Underwear Model!
Brave Baby by Plastic Skateboard
Another song which is fairly new to my playlist. Again, this one evokes the desert/coastal locations for me and those long hot roads. It also mixes the strong desires and emotional conflicts perfectly. Besides, both Vivian and Munro were trying to be cool, and had to be brave instead. Continue reading Three Million’s A Crowd Soundtrack: Second Chances blog tour
“So spill!” I said as I placed my cup on the low table.
Audrey took me literally as she set her mug down next to mine. “You’re never gonna believe this!” she began, then grabbed my arm for emphasis, or perhaps she was afraid I was going to run off. “Munro’s applied for Treasure Seekers! And Celia’s partnered with him! They were both accepted as a team; can you believe it!”
Continue reading What’s this story called? And catching up with the Em-dashes