She swirled the glass before her eyes, staring at the dark liquid as it swished back and forth. She dug her toes further into the sand as she brought the cold glass to her lips, the rum spreading across her tongue and down her throat. “Oh man…” she murmured into the empty air, her mouth … Read moreLooking for Nowhere
This has been a good week. I’ve celebrated my book release in Perth city and becoming a bestseller in Australia, I’ve been on a road trip, visiting ancient caves, stopping off at an abandoned maze, visited a lighthouse and driven down to the southern most point of Western Australia. I’ve been on an epic full … Read moreAn adventure of caves, abandoned mazes, and wine.
So, a few days have passed since my last personal update. Have things changed? I suppose so. A sense of clarity and realisation came in. I suppose I was holding onto a lot of things. Hope mainly. But I was hoping for the wrong thing. I realised my energy was misdirected. I could make myself … Read morePersonal Update Part 2
With all of the current things that have been happening, I thought I would give an actual personal update. I moved over to Australia in November. It was a scary move. Leaving everyone was a tough decision but I found that my days had become repetitive. And it’s not just that either. I wanted an … Read morePersonal Update
She thinks… It’s more than she can take. Her spine cracks under the pressure of forsaking various subtleties. Her mouth turns but she doesn’t feel the smile. Her eyebrow tilts but she holds back the full grimace. She can’t remember the last time it didn’t take effort. “What’s your name?” “Don’t touch me.” “You’re a … Read moreBurning
Chapter One My dearest Maddie, you must forgive me for leaving you. There is something I must do and alas I cannot bring you with me. You are too young to understand and I fear that you will not survive. Stay strong, daughter. There will come a time where you will see many a great … Read moreThe Contract of Maddox Black Extract
I can feel it. Taste it. It’s in my bones, my blood, my breath. I like it. It’s chaos. It burns twists and turns. You see? I see. Forever isn’t long really. Not really. Eternity is longer. Feels like it’s been going on a while now. She’s got the moves, the grooves- you can see … Read morePoison, Poison, Poison
Don’t push me, she thought, teeth gritted. She closed her eyes briefly to the suffocating anger as it filled her lungs. Her neck twisted as a bone creaked in her spine, her jawline hardening as she looked slowly over her shoulder at the person behind her. Eyes clouded with too many whiskeys, his face was … Read moreStare. Part Two of “One. Two. Three.”
She stepped out of the taxi, regretting the jacket she had thrown on. Warm air hit her face as she shut the door, giving the driver a small wave as thanks. Her heart pounding, she took a step towards the harbour. She had been there two years before, under much different circumstances. Stepping onto the … Read moreOne. Two. Three.