creative scribbles

ch 1; fairy floss

This creative writing tasked called for me to sketch out an introduction chapter for a novel that follows a hero's journey narrative. ‘Marcus asked for you,' sighed Hank. ‘I already said no,’ snapped Harry. ‘He’ll pay anything, you know that.’ ‘It’s not about the money. I told you, I don’t do that work anymore.’ ‘C’mon… Continue reading ch 1; fairy floss

creative scribbles

fraud invincibility

The spring breeze prickled my skin as I balanced on the wall. It was a Thursday afternoon in late November, and my neighbor - Lily - and I were relishing in her pool, practicing our backflips. Lily’s mum had rattled off the usual boring speech earlier.  ‘Lily!’ she called from the verandah. ‘No backflips!’  Lil… Continue reading fraud invincibility

creative scribbles

The pua mao hau hele flower

'Pua mao hau hele' is Hawaiian for the ‘Hibiscus’ flower – the National State flower of Hawaii This creative writing task called for me to take something that exists today, and to conceive a myth around how and why this object or ideology came to be. Drawing on my Hawaiian roots (not blood, just a… Continue reading The pua mao hau hele flower