New article published on The Mighty!

Some of you may already know that I’m a contributor to the website The Mighty, a site dedicated to rare, chronic and mental illness. Well, the good news is that they’ve accepted and published another of my articles! Yeah … no, actually not The article is titled: “When Taxi Drivers Think I Should Be Walking”Continue reading “New article published on The Mighty!”

Writing Update: Article Published, Guest Posting

Article published Great news! Another of my articles has have been published by The Mighty! What especially thrilled me was that it also appeared as one of the articles on their Chronic Illness Facebook Page. Whoohoo! I find it not only great to be able to share some stories, but also to see that thereContinue reading “Writing Update: Article Published, Guest Posting”

June Writing Update, Part 1

An article and a short story Published during the end of May was “6 Coping Mechanisms That Help My Mental and Physical Illnesses”, which was published on The Mighty. My short story “Pandjieswinkelgoed” (“Pawnshop stuff”) will also appear in the 22 June 2018 issue of Vrouekeur! (What makes you think I’m especially excited to getContinue reading “June Writing Update, Part 1”

Weekly Finds – Stories No One’s Ever Thought Of, a Singing River, a 2,000-year-old Unsolved Mystery, and Music

Podcast of the Week Stop Trying to Think of a Story That No One’s Ever Thought Of Before – The Smarter Artist Video of the Week – BrunuhVille – Wolfborn Articles of the Week 7 Questions You Have About Scenes vs. Chapters – K.M. Weiland A chapter is a chapter and a scene is a scene. OrContinue reading “Weekly Finds – Stories No One’s Ever Thought Of, a Singing River, a 2,000-year-old Unsolved Mystery, and Music”

Folklore and Myth Thursday – Week 8 – H

This week I’ll be looking at mythological and folkloric characters starting with the letter H and these will include Huitzilopochtli, Hanuman, Han Xiang and Han Zhongli, Hina, and Hine-hau-one.

NaNoWriMo, Patreon, and the Saga of the Flooded Apartment

An End to the Saga of the Flooded Apartment What a whirlwind! These past two weeks have flown by at a breakneck pace for me (which is partly why I haven’t been able to blog properly). But the good news – at least for me – is that The Saga of the Flooded Apartment isContinue reading “NaNoWriMo, Patreon, and the Saga of the Flooded Apartment”

A Forgotten Empire, Spiritualism, Celtic Languages, and a Ship

This week I have for you a podcast about a physical notation system by the Incas that consisted of coloured, knotted string, a beautiful song and music video by Radical Face and four articles that range from spiritualism to music appreciation. (Though not music appreciation by supernatural beings. Hmm… talk about story inspiration…)

Flash Fiction: Invisible/Unseen

Invisible/Unseen is a collection of three of my flash fiction stories and is available on Wattpad to read for free. Here’s a taste of the stories – just click on the title to be taken to the Wattpad page. The Midnight Walk Those of us who are safe this month are almost asleep when theContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Invisible/Unseen”