Story: Disillusionment

Well – I’m taking advantage of the long weekend (though as a self-employed person that concept doesn’t really apply) to add to the story pages. It is remarkable how proofreading a dull textbook can stimulate the desire to do something else – boredom is a great motivator. ;)

This is an illustration for one of the stories I’ve uploaded that hasn’t appeared as a post already:




And here is an excerpt:

Mary found the letter at the bottom of the ‘dressing-up’ box, sticking out from the lining. The envelope was still drily stuck down but it seemed eager to open as she pulled it out. She knew she had no right to read it but she couldn’t resist.


[If you would like to read the rest of this story, click on the Short fiction link at the top of the blog.]

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I am a sculptor learning to paint and a proofreader learning to write.

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