Winged Hybrid Creatures: In this second part I’m covering griffins, hippogriffs, Garuda, harpies, and the alkonost.
“You have five minutes.” The young woman picked her way down the dank steps to the cell. There a man not older than twenty sat with his head in his hands. Chains linked his hands and feet. His smile was uncertain when he noticed her and stood up. She was dressed in the dark mourning…… Continue reading Mourning Clothes
Here is a link to my interview with Flash! Friday for my winning story “Bones Beneath the Juniper Tree” – in which I try to sound like I know what I’m doing and give sage writing advice. All in answers of 20 words. I also received a badge for my story “Life on Canvas” over…… Continue reading Articles, An Interview, and Two Badges
This week I had two articles published, but also have news about another article I wrote back in July which is now available in the anthology Brose Genade: ’n Bundel opgedra aan kankervegters.
These were written for last week’s Flash! Friday competition. A Curse Upon Me Perhaps “superhero” was a better description, the professor mused as he stared at the red and black artwork of a man fighting and killing a minotaur. “The minotaur guarded the fountain of eternal life,” he told the class. Some were playing games…… Continue reading Flash Fiction Double Feature: “A Curse Upon Me” and “The Last Fork in the Road”
“The Last Song of Winter” was written for Flash! Friday (and received an honourable mention, yay!) and ended up being a sequel of sorts to “The Souls of Trees” which I had written in June this year (also for Flash! Friday). Here’s “The Souls of Trees” followed by “The Last Song of Winter”. Together they…… Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Last Song of Winter
Articles for the week included one about the Cotopaxi volcano eruption and another about The Everlasting Eskom Saga. Fears as Cotopaxi Volcano Erupts for First Time in Over 70 Years The Eskom Saga: Could There Be Coal Supply Interruptions? For updates on Cotopaxi, you can go to Volcano Discovery. Tomorrow I’ll be posting some more…… Continue reading Writing News: Articles Published & Flash Fiction
I had four articles published these past two weeks, one about velfies, one about data safety, one about Thuli Madonsela’s media address about Nkandla (South African politics), and the seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Here are the links: Forget Selfies — Velfies Are the New Social Media Craze 5 Top Tips…… Continue reading New Articles and Camp NaNoWriMo Done and Dusted