Muriel Green

Muriel is the creator of 'Documinutes: 60 second documentaries' and a contributor to the podcast 'This Manic Mama.'

Brady Russell

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” — George Bernard Shaw The writer […]

Free Legwarmers

I have a writing routine which borders on compulsively ritualistic. I always write first drafts with pen and paper. Then I type that up. Then I read it through and decide whether to develop the idea further or scrap it. If it’s worth re-working, I make an outline and decide if the order in which […]

Not Suitable (Flash Fiction)

I stood on the strip with my feet tightly pressed together and my back as straight as I could make it. My scalp and underarms were moist. My teeth tense. I could see down the line with my peripheral vision. Although I gave the impression of looking straight ahead at the mountains beyond the runway, […]

The Creativity Hopper

The first time I was ever moved to tell a story was after watching the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. I was five years old and visiting my grandmother in Alexandria, Virginia. Immediately after seeing the film I had an idea for a sequel. I tried writing down my story as it formed in […]