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The Right Path – A short story

I've talked about writing tools before, and the fun I have with prompts. When I'm struggling to focus on a work in progress, I often find ways to flex those writing muscles. A good sentence starter is a great way to do that. This time, the sentence was provided to me by a friend (thanks, … Continue reading The Right Path – A short story

Raising the Stakes – A short story

As I perused the fresh meat section of my local supermarket, my phone trilled in my pocket, dragging my attention from an excellent cut of ribeye beef. Instead of building an entire meal around the tasty morsel in my head, I tore my eyes away to check the message. Jon-boy: Hey Kaz. Don’t forget I’m … Continue reading Raising the Stakes – A short story

Review – Born in a Treacherous Time

Born in the harsh world of East Africa 1.8 million years ago, where hunger, death, and predation are a normal part of daily life, Lucy and her band of early humans struggle to survive. It is a time in history when they are relentlessly annihilated by predators, nature, their own people, and the next iteration … Continue reading Review – Born in a Treacherous Time

Silent Sentinels – Armed Forces Day Poem

  Like Atlas, who carried an incredible weight Or Titans who battle with strength and valour You protect us against violence and hate Fighting those who would take our power * As fierce and mighty as an ancient tree You form a barrier across the deepest divide With roots that encompass land, air or sea … Continue reading Silent Sentinels – Armed Forces Day Poem

Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

I’ve had a crazy couple of weeks, but I finally managed to carve some time to write and visit my online friends. The following story is inspired by the above photograph. It was taken by a friend, Jarno Willemarck, in the French part of Belgium (he’s not allowed to give exact location). He titled it … Continue reading Cinderella Castle – Photo inspired short story

Introducing Born In A Treacherous Time by Jacqui Murray

I am delighted to help Jacqui celebrate the release of her latest novel Born in a Treacherous Time. I would highly recommend visiting Jacqui's post, where she has provided a schedule for the blog hop (here). You will find a lovely interview here, and a review of the book here. I have my copy, and … Continue reading Introducing Born In A Treacherous Time by Jacqui Murray