Thrilled to have a flash fiction piece shortlisted by Lapidus International, a not-for profit organisation. Lapidus use words and expressive arts to promote well-being and good mental health. The piece about kindness will be published in an e-book later this year with eight other authors. Writing with a cause #fuelforthesoul.
After a particularly crazy day at work, interacting with amazing colleague's in Japan, it dawned on me to mellow out with a short Japanese Haiku poem.
By Kelly Van Nelson
Peeking above ground,
yellow head catching first light.
Blowing loud trumpet.
A new tune singing brightly,
Like every writer, I like to squeeze a good book into every spare minute. I devour many, but the ones that tend to stick in my mind the most are where a strong message shines through. I love books that challenge the mind, question morals, and turn the status quo on its head. Here are my favourite recent reads.
2017 Pick of the Bunch
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