White clouds over outback shack I am excited about the rants that are pouring into my mailbox. I will post my best choices on my site. One long sentence, second person point of view, one tense only and no adverbs. Rant away. Theme or prompt? Let’s see. Three prompts for you to use: 1. You wouldn’t believe what I did … Read More
Koala Blue says Hi. He just woke up and needs a cup of blue gum tea or he’ll eavesdrop on our conversation. Here’s a surprise. My short fiction class of eleven people received an assignment. Their challenge after six sessions of beginning craft was to write a rant in second person point of view and in one long sentence. The … Read More
“Fifty Tales from Ma’s Watering Hole” “Behind the Back of Beyond, in the Land of the Never-Never; in that elusive land with an elusive name—a land of dangers and hardships and privations yet loved as few lands are loved—a land that bewitches her people with strange spells and mysteries, until they call sweet bitter, and bitter … Read More
Introduction to Fifty Tales from Ma’s Watering Hole By Kaye Linden Introduction Once upon a time, Ma lived in the northwest corner of the continent, in the White Lily Lagoon country on the edge of the Australian wet lands and dry lands. A shamanic doctor by trade, she mentored young apprentices whose bones she had once mended. She journeyed within … Read More
Where is Sydney?