In our own voice
Publishing original works by writers with a disability, mental illness or who are deaf.
Mikhail awoke in the darkness of his room to the sound of quiet voices swimming around him. His eyes moved about the room searching for familiarity, searching for the source of the disembodied speakers.read more
I have to admit I am a little surprised that Phil doesn’t see it. He just doesn’t appreciate what’s different about Jessica. Of course it’s not the name. I’m very proud of Jessica. Isn’t that what mothers in particular are supposed to be?read more
Larissa was polite. As a marketing manager working with external suppliers, she needed open body language. An even, patient tone. Allowing Marcus to put forward his ideas.read more
Rick had been on the phone for half an hour. Different voices, different calls,read more
Betty heard a knock at the front door. Through the frosted side glass she could see the outline of the policeman’s hat.read more
A solitary child searches through the sand, looking for food. The hot sun blazes down upon her back as she crawls about on hands and knees, trying to find stray plants or animals. Shielding her eyes with a small brown hand she squints up at the green toned sky.read more
So, it is the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. Well of course there wasn’t a mouse stirring, not while I’m on patrol. Anyway, none of this ‘not a creature was stirring bizzo’. I was stirring! Who am I?read more
Inside the decompression chamber, Elaine Harris is body-scanned by a robotic security guard while she waits for the pressurization system to finish.read more
He keeps screaming at me, his voice becoming ragged with the passion that he uses to spit the words at me. I scrunch myself up into a ball, becoming as small and inconspicuous as possible, but my body does not move.read more
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