Here are a few great reference webpages for fairy tales.
The prompt included using the title of a song as the title of your 100-word story. I tried to write three stories which are part of a bigger whole, but could still be read separately. Below the stories are the songs I used.
Radical Face is one of my favourite bands and The Mute is one of my favourite songs by them. The music video is also superb.
Podcasts, just like audiobooks, is a great way to spend those times of day when you’re commuting (or doing housework). There are podcasts available on just about every subject you can imagine. There are a few podcasts I follow every week and some for which I pick and choose episodes to listen to. Some podcasts […]
Here are the links to my articles that were published last week (quite an eclectic bunch again). To read more of my articles, simply go to the non-fiction page on the menu above. Educate a Woman and Uplift a Community How to Start Using Solar Power Mali Attacks Leave 23 Dead Free Flash Fiction If […]
Jy is weg. My liggaam word ’n legkaart toe die hospitaal skakel. My hele wese skeur uitmekaar. My siel spat aan skerwe. Stukke lê versprei oor die aarde heen, lê verlate waar ons saam was. Maar nou is daar niemand om my op te tel nie. Niemand om na die stukke te soek en hulle […]
This week’s music is by The Lone Bellow. The song is part of my “Getting Ready for Work” playlist and I never tire of it. My favourite line is “Remind us our days are all numbered, not spent”. Enjoy!
I had four articles published these past two weeks, one about velfies, one about data safety, one about Thuli Madonsela’s media address about Nkandla (South African politics), and the seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Here are the links: Forget Selfies — Velfies Are the New Social Media Craze 5 Top Tips […]
Written for one of the Flash! Friday competitions, these stories had the prompt “The Arabian Nights”. The River Lord’s Jewel The princess stared at the dark waters of the pool. Beside her stood an older woman with tears in her eyes. “Who am I?” she asked the woman. “You are my daughter,” she said. “Where […]
Thanks to sites like YouTube it’s getting increasingly easy to find new music to listen to. I find it especially great to find music from which to compile writing soundtracks or music to suit a specific scene or character. Here are five artists (most of which are indie artists) whom I love listening to while […]