The Week in Review

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

What I’ve Written

Drawing: The word "idea" with a flaming comet tail, flying through space. Caption reads: "Ideas fly through space."

Sunday: Characters

Some of the characters I’ve created, I’ve loved too much for just one story.

Drawing of two coffins sitting on a tiled floor. Caption reads: "It would have to be two deluxe coffins."

Monday: Walrus

Your friendly local funeral director is going to take psychic predictions more seriously from now on.

Drawing of plants in a glasshouse, with two moons visible in the dark sky above. Caption reads: Only Greenhouse One was unaffected."

Tuesday: Bacteria

Something has gone horribly wrong for the Mars farmers.

Hand with red crossed circle. Caption reads: "Whatever lead you to decide to grab a boob real quick?"

Wednesday: Afternoon Walk

A poem about an incident that happened while I was walking the dog on Sunday afternoon.

Drawing of a black dress with red trim, a witch's hat, old-fashioned black buckled shoes, a straw broom and a wand. Caption reads: "She bought the whole costume, down to the clunky, silver-buckled shoes.

Thursday: Witch

Settle in, dear reader, while I tell you the strange tale of Ellie who put on a costume and became a different person entirely.

Princess, a seal-point ragdoll cat, lying on some red and green fabric, beside some stabilizer and a pair of sewing shears. Caption reads: "Kitty sewing supervisor reporting for duty."

Friday: Supervisory Kitty

When you’re doing a difficult job, you need a supervisor you can rely on. This is a supervisor you can rely on to steal paintbrushes or pincushions, or other small items you’re working with.

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

Saturday: Special Delivery

Chapter 12 of Colony sees Angela and friends collecting the “parcel” Jamie mentioned in her email.

What I’ve Read (reviews)

Shock short story by Dawn Maree Miller (Dawn Maree Writes) A strange story of a strange experience, or a strange dream. It’s definitely one or the other.

Evil Next Door poem by Faye Firth (Edge of Humanity Magazine) A creepy, disturbing story told as a poem.

A Look at a Book

Cover of Poetic Pets, featuring Princess, a seal-point ragdoll kitten.

Poetic Pets

A collection of cute and simple poems about a collection of cute and simple pets.


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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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