Nobody Loves Me – Ernesto

Ernesto stepped off the water taxi onto the crowded cement dock. He shifted his bag onto both shoulders and set off across the beach – through the park, with the steady tread of a soldier going on a ten mile march. As he walked he took in every face, every movement, he wondered if that…

Nobody Loves Me – Nina

Nina hadn’t sold many necklaces, only a very few bracelets – she was mildly worried but mostly desperate to go and sit on the large turtle in the park and pretend it was carrying her across the ocean. But instead she stood on the beach seeming to look around, but mostly lost in thoughts. Nina…

Unexpected Analysis – Excerpt

The piece below is a writing assignment I had, to use dialogue to give clues of character and surrounding… in short a lot of fun! It is also from a book that I have begun time and again – but have not yet finished… “I don’t see why I need to buy the pills, I’m…

A Wager of Wills – A Poetical Excerpt

After a whirlwind journey, Amy and her companions arrive in India. In the unconventional home of Mrs. White, Maria discovers a book of poetry and when she confesses her illiteracy, Amy vows to undertake her education… Amy reads the following poem to her:     “Over in Ireland, are loving arms, to hold me tight…

The Right Mind – Extracts

I have a story in my mind, And I put it together one piece at a time… For your enjoyment – extracts from: THE RIGHT MIND “Don’t sit on Fred,” he said, without looking up. She stopped short at the stone bench opposite him, the very empty bench…. Still standing she watched the game of…