Tag: New Horizons Writers Group

New Horizons Writers’ Group – March 2015

How I Got Mine Carol Mitchell-Gears It’s every High School teen’s dream to get a driver’s license. I was one of them. This is how I got mine. My first attempt was with my school friend Sue, she had her driver’s license and couldn’t understand why I didn’t, I passed the written test. She acted…

New Horizons Writer Group – November 2014

The Best in the West Shiralee Morgen Crawley I stood in front of a rusting corrugated iron shed, looking at a drunken sign that proudly announced Bluey’s Garage, Bus Terminal, Rent-a-Car Agency and Caltex Petrol Station, underneath which someone had scrawled, “The Best in the West.” “What c’n I do fer ya luv?” asked a…

New Horizons Writers Group – October 2014

Laundry Day Bob Hirt Laundry day came at least once a week for my poor hassled mother. But she tackled that chore with a vengeance, never stopping the sorting, pre-scrubbing and finally teasing the heavy clothes through the wringer. We wore overalls back then, now referred to as jeans. But no matter what they were…

New Horizons Writers Group – June 2014

Crazy Man Kennedy Bob Hirt “Damn near killed myself” was the first thing George Kennedy said to my father as he rolled the old Buick into the garage for an oil change at Kennedy’s garage two days after the Fourth of July holiday. My father knew exactly what he was referring to. Kennedy had a…