2011: Entered my first short story competition with the first short story I had ever written "Tash's Tale" ... Awarded third prize
2011; Entered my first short story competition with my second short story ever written "The Right Place" ... and was highly commended.
Both stories have been published on the Town of Gawler Library website.
2011: Entered my poem "The Teacher" in www. competiton came close second and highly commended.
Present project: Work of fiction 7,555 words so far.completed. Based on fact and using in depth characterizations it provides a snapshot of the effects of decisions made at higher levels, volitility of world trade patterns, local markets and individual choices on the Australian rural communities and individuals within them.