This month’s theme was “The Long Days Of Summer” and I wrote my thoughts on surviving the summer holidays as a family. My essay “Beach Days And Bored Children” can be read both on The Wild Word and on Huffington Post under the title “How My Mother Saved Summer“.
This month has been great for my writing. My short story “Night Dancing” has been accepted by Flash Fiction Magazine and will be featured on the 4th of October. Another of my short stories “Another Night Out” will be published in issue 10.1 of Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, a journal of the International Flash Fiction Association (IFFA) published by the University of Chester, UK. Keep On Reading
My personal essay What Makes Us Happy appears in issue 16 of The Wild Word. This themed issue is dedicated to motherhood. I share my thoughts on motherhood being the right or wrong answer to all women, and on the expectations society poses on women to become a specific type of mother.