Scribblings

The Fall (A Poem)

The air changed first, then came the feeling known to every living thing, the change in season. And from that moment, no matter how the garden grew or hot the sun shone it was autumn. Summer gone and with it energy and freshness, no more […]

To Live In A Wild Place – New Flash Fiction Story

To Live In A Wild Place – New Flash Fiction Story

She’d had this dream to live in a wild place. When had it started she wondered? It hadn’t always been like this. When she was young she had wanted different things, money, career, to be anywhere but here. To be somewhere with a pulse, where […]

July is Flowing By…

July is flowing by, all drip, no dry, and the mood has shifted, did you feel it? The collective sigh? And the sigh said, it’s late now for rallying cries for blue skies. July is flowing up, up from the green earth, over the peoples […]

Full of Myself

Full of Myself

Full of yourself aren’t you? Yes. I am full of myself, I am whole, no emptiness. I wear no mask but don’t try to define me. I am not Irish, woman, mother, wife, I am only myself, this is my life.  I fear, but only […]

Adventures in Novel Writing – The Next Phase – Submissions

Adventures in Novel Writing – The Next Phase – Submissions

Last week I entered a new phase in the journey of the book. I’m entering a competition for unpublished writers, the closing date is this Friday the 30th of January and the prize is an offer of representation with major literary agency, Janklow & Nesbit […]