Monday Motivations

Our friend, Esther Newton has invited us to enter her short story contest. Stop for a minute or two to read her terrific words in, “Her Face,” by Esther Newton.




I don’t know about you, but I certainly have that sluggish Monday-mind-syndrome. So to start the writing week off, I’m inviting you (yes, again!) to enter one of my twoshort story competitions(with prizes!). One of them is for a short story of up to 1000 words on the theme of TREASURE. How you choose to interpret that theme is up to you. You could write about jewels and gold or the treasure in question might not be worth anything, but is cherished nonetheless. The treasure may not even be physical, but the love of life or the treasure of a joyous moment.

Open your mind and see where it takes you.

Here’s one of my stories – the treasure here is love:

Her Face


Esther Newton


It wasn’t the clatter of carts or the low hum of chatter that woke him. Bert knew just when…

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