Jozi Flash Anthology Now Available!

The Jozi Flash flash fiction anthology is now available to read – and it’s free! The anthology consists of 29 stories by the following writers: Candice Maree Burger Carin Marais Nthato Morakabi Sharon Parkinson Nicolette Stephens The stories are all under 500 words long and were inspired by a number of prompts. The length makesContinue reading “Jozi Flash Anthology Now Available!”

Publication Alert: Jozi Flash Anthology

I am glad to announce that a publication date for the Jozi Flash anthology has been set – you will be able to read it from 20 March! The anthology contains flash fiction stories written by various Johannesburg writers (including me and the very talented Nthato Morakabi). The Jozi Flash anthology will be available toContinue reading “Publication Alert: Jozi Flash Anthology”

Flash Fiction: The Guardian of Ages

There’s an old man who carries the storms in an old bag. With his shoulders bowed beneath the weight of the rain, hail, and snow, he walks with lightning clutched in his dark hand as a walking stick. Lightning has carved deep patterns into his flesh during the ages he has walked the earth, theContinue reading “Flash Fiction: The Guardian of Ages”

Camp NaNoWriMo Prep

If you’re taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo for the first time this April, you may wonder what you can do to prepare for the month of writing or preparing for NaNoWriMo in November. I would say that it’s a good idea to prepare for the Camp in much the same way as you would forContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo Prep”

Tips for Coping with Chronic Illness

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to be medical advice, if you are in need of medical assistance or advice, please, please, please contact your closest doctor/clinic/hospital/helpline. Living with a chronic or mental illness (or illnesses) takes its toll every day; there are no two ways about it. But there are some steps you can putContinue reading “Tips for Coping with Chronic Illness”

Flash Fiction: Dust to Dust to Life

Dust. All around her was dust. It was piled on the stone shelves and against the walls of living stone. Ripples had been left in the gray dust as the waves of time had swept through the great library where books had been kept safe for thousands of years. It had been an impenetrable fortressContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Dust to Dust to Life”