A 2019 Novel … with profound insight into the TRAGEDY of 2020

When you live in a culture you are building a house from the inside. The outsider sees a different view.

The American publisher’s note at the front of TARGET 91:

” in Kerry Cue’s outsider’s view of our homegrown issues we found not only humor, but compassion and profound insight …’

SOME THINGS GO SPLONK! ………… For 4-6 year olds in Uncertain Times.

I’ve heard that some 4-year-olds are stressed. So I made this little fun ebook called SOME THINGS GO SPLONK! to help 4 – 6 year-olds in uncertain times. If you know anyone with young friends, kids or grandkids please send it on to them. It’s free.

Naturally, getting an ebook file that I could upload or email turned into a ‘Some Things Go Splonk’ situation. So here is Some Things Go Splonk by Kerry Cue-compressed as a pdf file. Or you can look at each page one at a time below.

Captain Hook and the History of Oz

From Charming and Colliding Blog

From Charming and Colliding Blog

FROM THE ARCHIVES:

Ministers of Education have been alarmed in the past to discover Australian High School Students know very little about the history of this country. The following essay by Ashlee M, Year 8, Coolathanu High is believed to be included in some bureaucratic report somewhere.

Australia is a large incontinent that lies in the Specific Ocean except for Tasmania which doesn’t know where it is. Australia is very hot because the Topic of Popracorn is in Queensland somewhere, which means Queenslanders are sweaty and can grow topical plants in their ears. But the most important topic is the topic of Cancer because if youse get sunburnt, Omigod, ya gonna die.

Full Article: Captain Hook and the History of Oz

An Infernal Fan Girl’s Heaven and other Joys of Online Life

For a writer of my generation, it comes as a surprise how important online reviews are to the success of a book.

So glad to read The Infernal Fang Girl’s Heaven review on INSTAGRAM (@theinfernalfangirlsheaven) and on her blog. It was such a thoughtful and considered review. (Below)

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THIS WRITER’S LIFE: I’m in The Australian Today


Today The Australian has published an extract (The Story Club, SAT 22 JUN 2019) from my latest book, THE SUNDAY STORY CLUB (PanMacmillan), written with co-author Doris Brett. 

Those bloody teacups. The photographer brought them with him. It should have been wine glasses.

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BOLINDA AUDIO BOOK LISTEN HERE.

 

 

 

 

THIS WRITER’S LIFE: Inspiration or Prison?

Reading is essential for a writer.

Who wouldn’t want to write like Dickens or Hemingway or Tolstoy?

Yet from this desire, we create our own chains. Build our own prison.

A writer must kill their literary icons to free their own voice. 

Kerry Cue is a humorist, journalist, mathematician, and author. Her latest book is a crime novel, Target 91, Penmore Press, Tucson, AZ (2019).

 

THIS WRITER’S LIFE: Addiction Quote

So I was asked by a Bar in Malta if they could put my words on a brass plaque on their bar. It is a quote about ADDICTION. If I can get myself to Malta I reckon there is a drink in it for me.

Kerry Cue is a humorist, journalist, mathematician, and author.  Her latest book is a crime novel, Target 91, Penmore Press, Tucson, AZ (2019).