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Tidelands ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Rags of mist scattered, and a crow bird landed in a heap of ragged feathers at the edge of the clearing. Jon picked up a stone and aimed at the bird. Hrolf growled and Halli looked bemused. “What’s the maggot … Continue reading

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Destination ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

Image by scvincent.com For visually challenged writers, the image shows a path between an avenue of trees. Shadows from hidden sunlight fall across the path, but mist obscures the way forward…   Through the sunlit cathedral Could I be looking … Continue reading

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Epilogue ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

This is for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. Another part of the story, a sort of epilogue. I really must get on with writing it and stop paddling around the edges! The house is a fine one, fitting for the rich … Continue reading

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Frank Prem ~ Devil in the Wind: Now available for pre-order!

Over the past week, Australian poet, Frank Prem, has shared recordings of some of his work on this blog. You can listen to the poems by clicking here and here. Frank’s new book, Devil in the Wind, is now available … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ A poet reads… II

Poet and author, Frank Prem, kindly agreed to be my guest. His first reading from Small Town Kid, was very well received and today he returns with a second recording, Devil in the Wind… Click the arrow to listen to … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ A poet reads…

No-one can read a poem like the person from whose pen it flowed. There is something of the writer’s heart, life and soul in the words. They know the unwritten pauses, the emotional shifts, the hidden emphasis that bring the … Continue reading

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Verbeia… #writephoto

The air was warm and still under the trees and Rhea, feeling like a teenager and glad she was old enough to appreciate it, slipped off her shoes and dipped her feet into the tranquil waters of the river. The … Continue reading

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The Melding of Aeris – Excerpt ~ D. Wallace Peach

Reblogged from Myths of the Mirror: Four generations ago, the realms fell to fire. The Burn, the only means of destroying a lush land so manipulated by man that while its crops sated hunger, it poisoned the flesh. Now the … Continue reading

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An extract from Nine Lives by Jaye Marie

Reblogged from Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie: Chapter Fifteen Later that evening, as Kate was sorting through her painting supplies to decide what she needed to stock up on, she thought she heard a child crying. She often heard all … Continue reading

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Comparing works of Literature… Jaye Marie

Reblogged from Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie: The other evening, for the want of anything more dramatically interesting, we were about to watch a comedy film on tv, Raising Arizona with Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter, about a couple who … Continue reading

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