I’d Die For You and other lost stories: F. Scott Fitzgerald

I absolutely adore Fitzgerald’s writing, so was pleased to obtain this selection of short stories (and bit and pieces), woven together by Anne Margaret Daniel. I loved seeing samples of the original manuscripts, along with photographs of Fitzgerald from throughout his life. Daniel also adds anecdotes and context around the short stories which fills out … More I’d Die For You and other lost stories: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Mountain

The wind was not kidding around up here. It roared all around her, whipping long loose hair into mayhem. It pelted at such force that tears welled in her eyes and she couldn’t blink them away. Seated as she was, on a rock, she felt steady enough, but knew that as soon as she stood … More The Mountain

Break point

When Marceline entered the kitchen with mud caked down the front of her new white dress and face, Mum flipped her lid. Actually, that’s an understatement. Just moments before, she’d been bustling around the kitchen fixing tea for us kids and nagging me about my homework, while I sat perched at the bench making a … More Break point

The Helper

I guess I just wrote this 99-word story for a writing challenge. So I’ll just leave this here… The Helper   It hadn’t always been blue, Ellie was sure of it. She held the crumpled, sopping shirt by the cuff, trying to remember him wearing it. Strong arms wrapped around her, face pressed into the … More The Helper