Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Orchard

The wicker basket scratched Meike’s leg as the farmer pulled the leather belt tight around her waist. She winced. But Michi felt only the faintest tug, the reeds tickling his skin soft as water. He rammed a loose strand into … Continue reading

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The Orchard by Helen Watson

A cluster of the fruit they had named ‘apricot’ hung in front of her nose. Their globes pressed against each other for space on the branch. The air was saturated with their sweetness and thrummed with the sound of bees. … Continue reading

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Guest interview with Helen Watson

Helen, I only know your travel pieces. I suppose they could be described as creative non-fiction. They are always exceptional, strong in narrative and structure. Forgive me for not knowing this, but do you write fiction – or is this … Continue reading

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