A tiny story inspired by my trip to Seoul, South Korea back in 2017. “Eat a live octopus!?” “You want me to eat an octopus while it is still alive, flailing about with its tentacles?” I almost blanched! Tonight we had sworn to complete any challenge presented to us. God, I’m an idiot. How did […]Read More The Imperfect Collection: The Eight-Legged Dare.
I wrote this short story for an online competition. It was a 55 hour fast fiction challenge and the prompts were as follows: Your story’s first word must be FIVE. Your story must include something being replaced. Your story must include the phrase A SILVER LINING (‘a’ or ‘the’ is fine). Word limit = 500 […]Read More The Imperfect Collection: FIVE
Perfectionism magnifies your mistakes and minimises your progress – Jon Acuff I am the triple whammy of being not only a Virgo, but the eldest child and recipient of the “Hermione” award (think of the first book/movie) in Primary School. As you can imagine from this combination I REALLY struggle with producing anything I don’t […]Read More The Imperfect Collection: The Cold Room