Salma Hayek once said. People often say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.Read More Inner Beauty Is The True Beauty
About The Tag Holly Of Life Of A Blind Girl completed the #WhatMakesMe tag after she was challenged to complete it by another blogger with a disability. While I am blind, it is not the only thing that makes me who I am. Blindness is just one small part of the person known as Jade […]Read More #WhatMakesMe
Every day on my way to work I pass by a grand old house with a beautiful garden set out in the front yard. A sign attached to the mailbox advertises flowers for sale and an elderly man sits in a rocking chair on the wide veranda with a cup of tea by is side […]Read More The Flower Man.
Spread out in the small yet spacious draw was a black and white cat. To my surprise, she was surrounded by kittens.Seven of them to be precise. After tending to the needs of mama cat and her little ones I shuffled back to the kitchen,eager to have my coffee at last.Read More Cat Feet.
I am sure many of you are wondering where I’ve been. Blog posts have been few and far between lately and I’m here to provide an answer to my disappearance. <h3>Where Has She Been? You ask.</h3> I’ve been rather busy, hunting for and applying for my very own apartment. Yes, that time has come. I […]Read More A New Beginning.
I’m going to be honest and admit a lack of inspiration is the reason for this post. I did a couple google searches and found this post by The Stented Papa. I’m going to answer all of these questions you see here below, and tag a few people who i hope will participate in the […]Read More 100 Questions With 100 Answers.
Happy Monday everyone. It has been a while since my last post. I’m here tonight to change that however. I’m here with a few updates and notices of sorts. The Blind Creators Project. If you follow my writing account on twitter or even my personal one, you will have seen me tweeting about this on […]Read More It’s all about the books. IE
Recently I’ve become an avid audible and kindle unlimited user. I’ve read some fantastic titles, including the one I reviewed recently by Tl Clark. As I’ll be away next week, I’ll be reviewing these books when i return. For now, here’s what I’ve been reading and where you can purchase them. Don’t Rush Me by […]Read More Jaidie’s Bookshelf: Latest Reads
Please Help. I need help. We need help. Everything turned bad really quick. This is Expedition Z13. I’m the student A35 that was sent with the crew. I’m not sure what… OK let me slow down. Everything is a bit hazy. We arrived a couple of units ago. Actually entering the orbit of the planet […]Read More Flash Fiction Competition 3rd Place: Please Help.
Like works of art in a gallery, the internet provides us with many forms of visual content. When presented with images with an element of cuteness, people are able to laugh and coo with ease. Whenever i browse the internet, i am forced to avoid such content as i can not see it. As i […]Read More Picture this.
I am proud to bring you our second place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Footprints Through Time by Gabrielle Corbett. Footprints Through Time. The boots were always with her. No matter where she woke, no matter when she woke, the boots were always with her. It was as if the gods realized […]Read More Flash Fiction Competition 2nd Place: Footprints Through Time
A little introduction. This piece was inspired by a song produced by my partner. The song is also called Dance Of The Wolves and can be listened to on his SoundCloud profile. If you like what I post, please support me by buying me a coffee. If you enjoy my partner’s music, you can support […]Read More Dance Of The Wolves
I remember when the only way you could connect to the Internet was by having a cord connected to the computer. Computers took up half the desk and needed a constant power source to work, it took ages to load a website and our choices for search engines and programs were limited. We could only […]Read More Remember When
I am proud to bring you our first place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Three Robots by Josh Taylor. Three Robots Walk into a Bar They ordered sarsaparillas. Robots always order sarsaparilla. I glanced in their direction as I pulled out the bottles to give to their waitress, Judy. They sat at […]Read More Flash Fiction Competition 1st place: Three Robots
she sat at the base of the tree and let loose a long, low howl aimed at the moon. She howled for her friends, her pack, her family, and him. The here and now were not important. Only that point in time mattered, for they had gone. All of them, gone. The rival pack had […]Read More Wolf’s Rage
She huddled in the corner of her seat and clutched the tattered photograph to her chest. Not wanting to let go of the last memory she had of them, she ignored the tears that flowed down her cheeks. She didn’t care that her makeup was ruined. All she focused on was the photo. Not even […]Read More New Beginnings
Everything stopped, people were stood like statues all around me, people in cars, men on bicycles, babies in prams all lifeless, frozen in time. This was always the shocking part of my little talent, seeing everyone and everything frozen in time. One woman was stopped in the middle of lifting her coffee for a sip, […]Read More The Time Lord
Back in may, I was challenged by my partner to write one flash fiction piece a day for the month of June. I was bad and missed the first five days, but here we are on the sixth. I’ll be posting one flash fiction piece for each day in June. You can find all of […]Read More 30 Days Of Flash Fiction Challenge.
The time has finally come to announce the winners of the Flash Fiction Competition We had a number of outstanding entries which made picking just three winners difficult. After many hours spent in deliberation, three amazing entries were finally chosen. It brings me great pleasure to announce our winners. 1st Place: Three Robots by Josh […]Read More Announcement: Flash Fiction Competition Winners
This post is for my sonic. It’s for my light in the dark, my warmth when it’s cold, my strength when I’ve none. I write this for the other half of me who is so many kilometres away yet so close by at the same time. I write this post on the ninth month of […]Read More For My Love
As I leaned back in my chair i emptied my goblet of its contents and placed it on the small table beside me. With a long exhalation of breath that was more for show than anything i gazed about the bar, my gaze landing on a beauty with hair as black as night and unusual […]Read More Nightshade
The Book. It’s been a while since I posted a book review, yet here one is. Today I’m reviewing Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1) by TL Clark. You can purchase a copy from amazon. Description: Shakira didn’t fit in. The reason why is tragic… …but the solution is unbelievable. Moving to Wales […]Read More Book Review: Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1)
The last post on his Facebook is the cute photo of us reclining on the beach as the sun sets with our hands linked and a flower tucked behind my ear. My hair danced in the sea breeze as I laughed, while he leant in for a kiss. I can still remember what his lips felt like as they pressed into mine. If I try hard enough, I can still feel the warmth of his hands as he pulled me close and brushed my hair away from my face.Read More Flash Fiction: Her Lost Love.
It’s a beautiful brisbane morning. The sun is out, the birds are making their presence known through bird song and not a cloud can be seen in the beautiful blue sky. While sitting down to enjoy my morning coffee I received a call from a friend who was accepting an invite to lunch i had […]Read More Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.
As many of you who have read previous posts may have noticed, i love flash fiction. I learned about flash fiction at one of the first meetings of my writers group i attended. I’d like to pass my love of flash fiction on to others. It is with this in mind that i am posting […]Read More Flash Fiction Competition.
For tonight it would rest until tomorrow, where new troubles would lie. For tonight it would remain a house of dreams until it would become the house of horrors once more.Read More The House Of Dreams
Blogs and idea creation. So, you have this thing called a blog. It is big and scary but hey. You have it anyway. You could have started your very own brand new shiny blog as a way to market your business, build on your writing skills, network, build your portfolio or even as a hobby. […]Read More 69 Blog Post Ideas For When You Have None
I’d like to introduce our newest writer who has called herself Peppin The Panda. Peppin has written an introduction which can be found below. Hi! I’m “Peppin the Panda”. Outside of this blog, I am a University student in my final year of an Arts/Law degree. When I’m not studying, I love listening to music, […]Read More Introducing Our Newest Writer
As many of you may have read, i wrote a flash fiction titled The Photo. My friend who also happens to be a writer used the same prompt that i was given at my writers group and a photo she took of my dogs and I. She’s allowed me to share her flash fiction here, […]Read More Flash Fiction: Injected Serenity.
IN this one, you are smiling. Standing there in your black jeans, boots and t-shirt you look happy. One would even say care free. You don’t look like you have any secrets, but I know you do. I saw you there that night, silver knife glinting in your hand, the blade curved in a sinister […]Read More Flash Fiction: The photo.
What if the world was based only on the thoughts in our minds? What if we had to maintain our world by thoughts of light rather than dark? What if, instead of war, hatred and anger, there was peace, love, and romance? What if we lived in a world, where the most basic of thoughts […]Read More What if?
In the beginning, we know nothing. We’re small, but not insignificant. It’s not our fault, it just is. However, as we grow older, we tend to learn things, if we’re what most like to call “normal human beings.” Then, that begs the question, what if later it is found that some have an intellectual disability? […]Read More The Beginning
To begin our creator interviews here on the blog, I chatted with producer and programmer Ghorthalon who is here to share a little about what he does and who he is with us. Ghorthalon is my extremely talented and amazing partner who I met online through a tweet about sonic the hedgehog. He is my […]Read More An Interview with Ghorthalon
Hello everyone. I come to you today with an announcement. This morning i put the call out for permanent writers to join us. The call was answered by a good friend of mine who has joined our team. If you would like to join us, please get in contact with me. Now, to introduce our […]Read More Introducing our first Permanent Writer.
I’ve posted several book reviews up on the blog before, but never really gave thought to reviewing books for the blog on a more permanent basis. That is why I’ve decided to open up the book review section. If you’ve published a book and would like a review or have reviewed a book, I’d love […]Read More I’ll Review Your Books.
There are some bizarre and pointless facts out there, some of which are definitely not true. I’ve collected a bunch of them here. Perhaps one or more of these might save you at a trivia night. The dot above the letter I is called a tittle. Neil Armstrong had to clear customs after returning […]Read More 25 Absurd Facts That Have No Point
Study. We all do it some time in our lives. Some breeze through it like it’s as easy as tying a shoelace while others find it more difficult. My best friend Gabbi who has appeared on the blog several times and I sat down together to bring you all the study tips you could need […]Read More 20 Tips For Surviving The Study Apocalypse
Do you have something you’d like to share with the world? Perhaps you’d like to share your story. I’d like to invite you, the writers, artists, musicians, producers, creators, story-tellers, and anyone else with something to share to become a guest on the blog. Simply fill in This form answering all questions as best as […]Read More Become a Guest
I wrote this little piece earlier when i needed a break from study. It’s nothing special, just something lighthearted to brighten the day a little. I hope you enjoy it. The Flower In a garden full of life sat a flower, its petals wilted, and stem bent at an angle. While the rest of […]Read More The Flower
The update for this week is more a fortnightly update as last week was quite exhausting. The update today won’t be a long one, as I’m in a little pain after having a wisdom tooth pulled. I envy those that have never had wisdom tooth trouble. I started college last week, two days of orientation […]Read More Weekly Update.
Hello Cyber space. There are some weeks where i may not get to post blog posts or short fiction pieces, which is why I’ve decided to start posting weekly updates, this being the second post. I don’t have much to share this week, except for some exciting news. These days, most online creators have an […]Read More Weekly Update.
Books are not allowed anymore, they banned them a long time ago. It doesn’t stop me from keeping a secret collection though. Fifth floorboard down from the north facing wall, and two across. Lift it up and see what hides inside. Wuthering heights, pride and prejudice, and the bible lie side by side, covered by […]Read More EP1. Forbidden Findings.
I Started working on this the other day, thinking it would be nothing more than a simple flash fiction, tossed aside never to be completed. I pulled it out tonight with more ideas and have made the decision to turn this into a micro series. If forms of entertainment we love so much didn’t exist, […]Read More The Reclaiming: A New Micro Series.
Title The Keeper Of Lost Things By Ruth Hogan Description Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life lovingly collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and […]Read More Book Review: The Keeper Of Lost Things.
While I used to put up posts frequently, i’m not able to do that much now as I get ready to start college in a few weeks. As i put up posts here they are shared to a facebook page I created for my blog. I’ll be using the page to post smaller posts and […]Read More Just a brief update
Though we can not see them, auto-immune diseases do exist as another type of disability. There are many people that we may or may not know that suffer an auto-immune disease. I sat down to interview my best friend who has rheumatoid arthritis. She answered a few questions about her condition. Tell Us A Little […]Read More Blog Guest: My R.A And I
For many people out their, helping those who have any kind of disabilility may be foreign territory. I’ve compiled this list of handy tips to assist you. How You Can Help Us. Stare at us. It makes us feel comfortable and well at home. We love a good stare, especially the silent kind we don’t […]Read More Assisting A Person With A Disability.
My Second Poetry Attempt. I’m not that great at poetry, yet here it is, my second poetry attempt. I just started writing this, it’s in no way how I’m feeling at present. If you think i should add more, please let me know. If your a poet and cringe at this, please let me know […]Read More She fades
There are many people who may have already started their Christmas celebrations. For me it all starts tomorrow. I’d like to take this quiet time i have before all the family fun begins to wish you all a Merry Christmas. I hope you all have a wonderful time with friends and family.Read More Merry Christmas
In my first post, I listed ten facts about myself. Since then, I’d been considering writing a bio, but thought that this would be a fun way to share more about me. I searched the internet, found a list of questions in another blog post. I’m not going to answer all 33, but here’s some […]Read More More about me.