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Do you have a story or poem about a mother? Biological mothers, adoptive mothers, step-mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers, some who has been like-a-mother etc…

In the May issue I will be featuring MOTHERS and submissions sent as soon as possible will be most appreciated.

Work from Mothers or about Mothers. Fact or fiction, tributes or comedy . . .

Stories should be up to 1000 words and poems up to one page and sent in hard copy to Positive Words magazine, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523, Victoria, Australia.

Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚



A writing prompt for today…


Where would we be without them? In the last couple of weeks I’ve observed three generations ofย situations where true friends have supported others in need . . . I’m sure there must be a story in that ๐Ÿ™‚

As the year draws to a close…

I hope the blog title makes for an inspiring prompt ๐Ÿ™‚

The end of my 2014 has slipped in a couple more hiccups . . . this year is determined to go out with a loud crash and bang!

Thank you to everyone for all the kind messages and emails. They help . . . they really do! And my thoughts are with all who are also experiencing tough times.

As my years draw to a close I have been catching up with submissions and correspondence and will be posting more competition results in a few days.

And I have also written a couple of stories, something I haven’t done for quite a while. You can read them on the ABC Open project:



Today’s writing prompt:

What to buy for . . .

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet?

It’s that time of the year

Today’s writing prompt:

It’s beginning to look a lot like . . .

When I was very young, I thought everyone’s Christmas must have been celebrated in the same way!

Now, I know differently, of course, but also my Christmases have changed a lot over the years.

What does Christmas look like to you?

Role Reversal

Today’s writing prompt:

Role reversal.

Apologies for the lack of prompts over the past week . . . I’ve been caught up with some of life’s ups and downs!



Today’s writing prompt:

No fixed abode.


Today’s writing prompt:

He looked over his neighbour’s fence and saw . . .


Happy Father’s Day!

Today’s writing prompt:

My Dad.

I hope today was a special day for all fathers – I enjoyed a barbeque with my Mum and Dad on a perfect sunny spring day ๐Ÿ™‚

One Eyed


Today’s prompt . . .


Do you love it or hate it?

Going to watch Brisbane Lions play Collingwood tonight . . . should be interesting as my husband barracks for Collingwood ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Meeting my son Pip and his girlfriend Jemimah at the MCG – let’s hope three of us are smiling tonight ๐Ÿ™‚


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