Feel the Heat (2,492 words) – first published in slightly longer form in ‘analogue’, August, 2022. ‘analogue ‘ describes itself as being writing from Australia’s oldest new writers, because every author in it is over 40 years old and has made their mark professionally in an area other than writing. Journal #1 is 153 pages and the publishers, Paul Dunne and Carolyn Swindell, hope to make ‘analogue’ a biannual publication, with all proceeds going to charities which focus on issues with older Australians.- on this occasion to Buy a Brick funding accommodation for older homeless women. You can purchase a copy directly from the publishers for $15 plus P & H at https://checkout.square.site/buy/25HZF3747KGIBRX23NYI2UWK

Read short stories by Jim; written under the pseudonym Tom Andrews

  • Humble (2,765 words) – first published in Idiom 23 Vol 26 March 2017
  • Losing it (1,480 words) – first published in Idiom 23 Vol 26 March 2017
  • Bush Wisdom (2,500 words) – first published in Idiom 23 Vol 25 March 2016
  • Lineage (1000 words) –  first published in Idiom 23 Vol 24       
  • The Child and the Bondi Islets (2,500 words) – first published in Idiom 23 Vol 24.       

Idiom 23 is available through the bookshop of Central Queensland University.

I recommend Idiom 23 to you as a literary magazine which looks after young and emerging writers.