Ainslie Paton romance author

Random observations

Starting from Sucks

Starting from Sucks

It’s so easy, in this fiction writing caper, to suck.  It’s so much harder to write copy that shines, dialogue...

The Drunk’s Monologue

The Drunk’s Monologue

Overheard: The drunk’s monologue This happened on the Street in Fremantle, Perth. The players:  Me, a couple walking in front...

Mum Coughs It Up

An actual conversation with my Mum about bronchitis Phone rings.  I answer. Me:        (Burst of coughing).  Sorry, Ainslie speaking. Mum:   ...

Doubt

Doubt

There is something wrong with paying for an airfare, crossing the country, changing time zones, checking into a hotel that...

Mum’s Logic

An actual conversation with my Mum about a potential holiday Deep background:  Last year we went on a family holiday...

Mum Rides Again

A verbatim with my Mum about phone messages. Phone rings:  I’m neck deep in deadline.  Answering machine picks up.  I...

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