Wisdom on a bookmark

Having just started a fresh book, I reached for a bookmark — and paid attention to what was written on it: Take time to work — it is the price of Success. Take time to think — it is the source of Power. Take time to play — it is the secret of Perpetual Youth. […]

Finger-Nibbling at Midnight

A celebration of the Wonderful Words in the World of Freelance Writing.                                                                                                                                                                                 I wrote this after completing a writers’ course on Non-fiction writing. I recall the writers’ course which got me hooked. In the early hours of my last day I contemplated our collective beginning. With newly-nibbled nails I tapped out the result of that week’s […]

The D-I-Yers: Part two to complete the story

The first half of this story appeared in my previous blog. Muriel only wants to welcome and help the young couple who have moved in next door. Read that first half and then read on… “Fat chance,” — HIS voice again — “You’ve got me penned in here, bugging me until I co-operate.” Something was […]

PAST IT, Part Two to finish the story

This completes the story from my last blogpost. It is a story from FIFTEEN REASONS FOR A LATE NIGHT, the first of my two short story anthologies. Comments are welcome! as are any emailed enquiries if you’d like to purchase the anthologies [felicity.logan@compassnet.co.nz] The following day her visitors head for the mall. “I’ll stay home, […]

PAST IT

After quite a few months of not adding to my blog, I decided to feature my short stories. This first one is told in two parts, the remainder being added tomorrow. How will Joyce cope with the next generation, which moves in a very different world and is sure it knows better than her? Morning […]

Another anthology from THORNICROFT HOUSE

Announcing MORE REASONS FOR A LATE NIGHT… As promised, there is now a second anthology of sixteen short stories with a similar variety to the first. Seven of them have been placed in competitions, read over the radio and/or published in magazines. All are written by Felicity Logan and none are more than 11 pages. […]