The Week in Review

Pink iris (Iris Carden Author logo) Caption reads: "The Week in Review."

What I’ve Written

Photo of Iris Carden's books. Caption reads: "Excerpt from a book."

Sunday: Excerpt from Muse

The introduction to my horror novel Muse.

Drawing of a tyre swing hanging from a tree. Caption reads: "They played in Amy's back yard."

Monday: Changeling

A story heard as a child, comes back to a grandmother when her grandchild is sick.

Drawing of a device, labelled "Sure'n'true EVP", with a waveline on it. Caption reads: "There was a voice!"

Tuesday: Paranormal

A young person who grew up in a haunted house tries out paranormal investigation.

Drawing, the start of a child's letter to Mum and Dad, complaining about school. Caption reads: "Dear Mum & Dad,"

Wednesday: Dear Mum and Dad…

A humorous poem about a child who is sick of boarding school.

Drawing of fruit and vegetables. Caption reads: The food we grow is more important now."

Thursday: Food Production

The gardeners on Mars have upgraded to a full-scale farm.

Photo of Fanta, a brindle Staffordshire bull terrier (staffy), with her squeaky crocodile toy. Caption reads: "I don't get over excited when I'm carrying my crocodile."

Friday: Crocodile to the Rescue!

Fantasia Dog has a tendency to get over-excited when visitors come to the house.

Drawing of a beam coming from a flying saucer, causing fire. Caption reads: "Colony Work in progress."

Saturday: Starting Work

In the next chapter of my work in progress, the survivors are undertaking the work assigned by the Zaratin colonists, while secretly planning resistance.

Sorry, no reviews this week. I overdid things and took a long time to recover. (It’s the life of a person with chronic illness.)

A Look at a Book

Let’s look at a children’s book today:

Cover of Fred Flamingo Wants to Dance, by Iris Carden. Features watercolour of three flamingos.

Fred Flamingo Wants to Dance

Fred Flamingo has left his friends and his lake, and has gone to look for someone who can teach him how to dance. Will he find what he’s looking for?

While you’re here…

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By Iris Carden

Iris Carden is an Australian indie author, mother, grandmother, and chronic illness patient. On good days, she writes. Because of the unpredictability of her health, she writes on an indie basis, not trying to meet deadlines. She lives on a disability support pension now, but her ultimate dream is to earn her own living from her writing.

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