🔥🔥 HOT OFF THE PRESS 🔥🔥
“King of the forest, old Silverback, fell down with a thump on the soft mulch-littered ground, and the whole forest held their breath. They realised something was wrong.”
A teaser for my children’s short story which I am SUPER excited to announce is now finally available in print as part of the Sutherland FAW anthology Webs of Life; a collection of short stories written by the many talented writers in the group.
It has taken several months of planning and organizing, and we can’t wait to officially launch the book at our Writers Unleashed festival on Saturday 17th August at Gymea Tradies in Sydney.
Also had my first taste of a writer’s reading yesterday. My workplace organised a BBQ and had me read the story. Was nerve racking and exciting at the same time. Happy to say the story was well received with lots of laughter and congratulations from everyone.
Enjoyed sharing that part of my life with my colleagues. To work at a place that encourages and supports employees in a life outside of work is heart-warming.
I’m feeling a bit more like a real writer today and it feels damn good.
If you would like a copy please DM me. Pre-orders before the festival at a discounted rate of $12 plus postage.
Today’s positive…feel good about the short story I wrote today for our writers group anthology. Still have another month to tinker and polish it to final draft before submission. But happy with today’s effort.
Today’s positive…watching the sun setting after a productive and very hot Saturday catching up on domestics, editing a friend’s short story and stocking my fridge with delicious fresh food. Nothing satisfies more than feeling a sense of ‘having achieved’.
Today’s positive…I love how, in spite of my workplace being super busy and all of us feeling tired as we near the end of the year, we all still work together as a team to get things done. A positive fun workplace makes any task easier.
Today’s positive…I feel good about how I dealt with today’s challenges. A sense of pride and achievements is always gold.
Today’s positive…on a tight work deadline this week. Managed to get it all done on time, and that sense of accomplishment is making Friday evening even sweeter. Happy weekend all.
Today’s positive…a great start to my week. Early morning mediation followed by short yoga session. Productive day at work and tonight I managed to get to the gym and put together newsletter for my writers group. Feeling pretty good about my day. How was your Monday?
Today’s positive…feeling proud to be renominated as Vice President and Social Media/Newsletter officer for our local writers group. Nice to be valued and good to give back to a group providing support and encouragement to all writers.
Today’s positive…our GM telling he wants to organise for me to go to our state offices and meet key sales stakeholders made my day. I don’t normally travel much for work, so this will be a nice change.
Today’s positive…enjoying my study read; To Kill a Mockingbird. Preparations for this weekend’s Creative Writing workshop. Learning seems to have been a big part of my life driven by a natural curiosity. It keeps me motivated and alive.