To celebrate the introduction of 280-character Tweets by Twitter, Meanjin Quarterly ran a microfiction competition. The “@Meanjin Twiction” rules were simple, tweet a 280-character story and include the hashtag #meanjin280! The prize? The top ten stories to be published on the Meanjin Blog the following week and the authors paid $1 a word. Continue ReadingWe Need to Talk (microfiction)
It was a warm, lazy afternoon at home last Sunday and I took advantage of it to sprawl on my sofa and finish reading Their Finest by Lissa Evans (originally published as Their Finest Hour and a Half).
I started reading the book after seeing the film, also titled Their Finest, a British period comedy-drama about the making of a propaganda film and life on the home front under The Blitz during the Second World War. Continue ReadingTheir Finest by Lissa Evans