Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Engagement Party (short fiction)

A hush falls over the room as I walk inside. Faces turn to stare. I tentatively cross the parquet floor towards the bar. I need a drink, something to hold, something to lubricate the evening. I see Merrily standing with Harry, her hand covering her mouth. But her eyes, her eyes are on me. I… Continue reading Engagement Party (short fiction)

Family, Health and wellbeing, Writing

Disappointment

I am not the successful candidate for the job I was interviewed for last week. I would like to be able to say the disappointment is on the micro level. It's more macro though, a wholehearted sense of dismay. But...time to move on to a more positive note: my manuscript is now sitting at 30,000… Continue reading Disappointment