The Joys of Writing: Shifting Perception, and Other Little Acts of Freedom


If you're going to speak do it freely. Use words wisely but don't spare them at my expense. I think it comes down to consistency. I'm almost convinced it's in the actions we repeat, not the words that we speak that bears witness to our existence. But only half of what I say makes sense, … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: Shifting Perception, and Other Little Acts of Freedom

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The Joys of Writing: The influence of Personal Heroes, Humble Beginnings, and Gratitude on the Depressed Brain… PART 1


Hello Fellow Readers! On my journey toward uncovering my writer's voice, I've found myself in the dungeons of self-pity more often than I'd like to admit. The 'woe is me' lamentations of others echoing more clearly around me. In my weakened state, society's 'anything goes' environment seems way too happy to back me up. Doing their … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: The influence of Personal Heroes, Humble Beginnings, and Gratitude on the Depressed Brain… PART 1

Prelude:


Early Afternoon, Last Day…   The final bell rang out releasing me from one of many stifling classrooms I’ll never again step foot in.   Today was suppose to be a jubilation of newfound freedom, the celebration of a world without structure… and all I could do was imagine how furious Maddie would be when … Continue reading Prelude:

A Tale of Two Soul Sisters


Chapter One Somehow I know this is all my fault, but I can't seem to put the fractured pictures back into place properly. They're gone and it's my fault, I somehow wished for this because somehow I'm still here, this is my dream. I have to figure this out and the only way to do … Continue reading A Tale of Two Soul Sisters

Characters


Chapter One The Not So Evil Stepmother "Daddy! You can't do this!" She screeched. The child's eyes were blinded in the sorrow peeling away at the layers of her tender heart. "Daddy you can't replace mamma!" "Lenny," Her father took a step further, holding out his hand. Lenny glared down the tears threatening to build … Continue reading Characters

A Joyful Short: Diaries of a Fairy (Ep.2)


Episode 2: Where We Stand, Now...   The messy florescent lights burnt my eyes, this was the worst part of pretending to be human. So I go inside instead, I ignore the lights and I watch myself walking. I wander up the stairs wondering all the way 'how does everyone else see me?'. I push at the … Continue reading A Joyful Short: Diaries of a Fairy (Ep.2)

Adjacent Titles: Chapter One


The View Imagine looking down from the mountain side after pulling off the winding road for a moments peace. A moment unhindered by the heat blistering through the slitted vents at either side of your head. The same heat that's given you the strength and clarity to drive almost an hour just before dawn, to … Continue reading Adjacent Titles: Chapter One

“DO YOU FEEL IT”


An Original Short Thriller A chair creaked back and forth malevolently, through the hum of a mumbled mantra. Repeating itself in series of threes equaling sixes.   The man behind the murmuring sat stock-still through the creaking office chair. No light illuminated, but his eyes caught up every bit of it. They seemed to smolder … Continue reading “DO YOU FEEL IT”

A Series of Unwitting Conspirators: Chapter one


Chapter one Late Night Phantoms Ashley's phone rang out from the nightstand. Who could possibly be calling at two in the morning on a Tuesday night? She pulled her covers further over her face there was nothing more important than beauty sleep right now.  The screen lit up as the ringing began again. "Uh, Seriously?" Ashley's voice … Continue reading A Series of Unwitting Conspirators: Chapter one

Chapter One: This is Your Home Now


Olivia sat hard on the box spring, the checkered comforter barely cushioned her landing as a pain shot up her spin through a loud creaking beneath her sore bum. "Ouch!" She frowned and rolled to the side leaving room to rub the sore spots. It was official, she was going to hate this place as … Continue reading Chapter One: This is Your Home Now