The curse of creative homework

As a supposedly creative person, I should LOVE creative homework. Nope. For starters, my kids are 8 and 6. I don't believe that they should even get homework, apart from a bit of light reading. When I was a girl, etc etc...  I occasionally imagine my mum's response if she had been tasked with some …

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Adventures in flash fiction: 8 Days of Ether

So I saw this competition, called '8 Days of Ether'. The challenge: 8 days A new theme every day 24 hours to create and submit a short story of 500 words or less I'd never written anything so short before. I figured that 500 words wasn't really enough room to cover much or go very …

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