5 MINUTE FICTION..........nothing like reading about times gone by. Well, the made up sort anyway. I hope you find reading my little story as much as I enjoyed writing it (and drawing the pictures!).
FIVE MINUTE FICTION Once upon a time in a country far, far away….. No! Every fairy tale starts off that way, but not this one. This one is different. It was a dark and stormy night….. Nope. It doesn’t start like that either. I’ll just begin, shall I? Serafina was what the oldies liked to … Continue reading JUST ANOTHER FAIRY TALE
It was a stinking hot day in the Australian outback this day, way out near Whoop Whoop somewhere. Nothing was moving. Not even the ants. The air was thick and dry and walking outside felt like suffocation. Andy sat inside the homestead, just watching nothing out the window. No breeze. Not a whisper stirred in … Continue reading BLOWIE
As a writer, ideas come to me at any time, anywhere. This particular one which I am sharing with you today, is a nonsensical poem which came to me in my lunch break one day at work in 2014. I had been thinking about how I mucked around with my youngest son, at bed time, … Continue reading When Tales Collide
FIVE MINUTE FICTION This is the story of an almost true event which happened to a friend of a friend of a friend of mine’s cousin. It was not your typical white Christmas. Mostly because it was in Australia, a country so far under everywhere else, it almost hides amongst the ice of the south … Continue reading THE TREE
FIVE MINUTE FICTION Alice rolled over in bed and looked at the clock. 12:15am. Her phone was sitting on charge next to it and was still in the red. Only ten minutes had passed since she last checked the time. She was incredibly tired but sleep seemed to be avoiding her. Alice’s eyes stung and … Continue reading THE INTRUDER
Five minute fiction As the sun rose over the horizon, Rose sat on her front porch sipping a cup of coffee, watching as twilight gave way to morning. She hadn’t slept a wink. In fact, the last week had been a whirlwind. Nothing was the same anymore. Words sounded hollow and meaningless to her. People … Continue reading JUST ONE AUSTRALIAN HERO
FIVE MINUTE FICTION It was a balmy summer night and in the distance I could hear the drum of music as I stood on the balcony enjoying a chilled white wine. I closed my eyes and breathed in the sweet smell of sunset. Happiness filled my lungs and my smile! Fiona would be here any … Continue reading THE BIRTHDAY GIFT