Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Posted by airyfairy on Fri, 05 Jan 2018

Maybe because it's January, the gateway of the year, looking forward and back, that we have had a particularly rich lot of contributions involving life writing and/or the construction of memory.  They've been a joy to read.

Story of the Week goes to Stephen Thom's 'Where The Good Things Go'.  It's a complex and rewarding read or, indeed, several reads, exploring the construction of memory and reality:

Poem of the Week goes to one of our new contributors.  Shackleton's 'The Journey Back' is one of this week's great pieces of life writing, reflecting on the different perspective provided by the passing of time:

Congratulations to both, and if the standard of so many of this week's contributions is anything to go by, ABC Tales is in for a great year.

This week's Inspiration Point is here: