The Pigeons

Australian crested top-knot pigeon

There was this boy that liked to experiment with different dishes, and he particularly liked to eat what he grew. So, he decided to raise pigeons to eat them in a salad. His little cousin, who was cute as a rose, loved birds, horses, flowers and grass and was spoiled by the family because she … Continue reading The Pigeons

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Flat Earth

Lake Tyrrell at dusk, Victoria Australia

Dominato watches over the edge of the earth as the sun, once again, skirts the horizon before heading back the way it came. Flat-Earthers are ridiculed back on dry land for believing that the sun is a giant pendulum, constantly swinging back and forth. The astrophysicists, meteorologists, pilots and media are all doing a great … Continue reading Flat Earth

How to Write a Twist Ending

street art painted on paved footpath

As if writing a compelling narrative wasn’t difficult enough, the idea of ending it in a way that completely knocks the reader’s socks off can be daunting. Not only must you adhere to all the principles of good storytelling (conflict resolution, emotive characters, no plot holes, evocative language, good grammar) you also need to plan … Continue reading How to Write a Twist Ending