The Joys of Writing: There’s No Place Like Home


Heroes and villains alike can never seem to get back to it fast enough. Be it a lair or a castle. Or a cabin in the mountains away from the world while submerging themselves fully into the true nature of it. Be it to celebrate, mourn, or lick their various wounds, seen and unseen, visible … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: There’s No Place Like Home

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The Joys of Writing: Character Building


How to Mix a Princess So it's Sunday, and it's snowing and my grumpy underbelly is grumbling about how cold my run is going to be. If the wind is blowing I hope she goes gently, in the meantime I will satiate my irrational irritation with everything through a little cooking, and cleaning, and writing. … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: Character Building

PUT DOWN YOUR STONES, LET’S PICK UP MIRRORS FOR A MINUTE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vkoc0ltIBF4&feature=youtu.be   Modern society came into existence during the industrial revolution, when large portions of the population were driven from small towns into big cities in search of work and opportunity – instigating the birth of a mass society. While the development of a mass society generated benefits through the intensification of the division of … Continue reading PUT DOWN YOUR STONES, LET’S PICK UP MIRRORS FOR A MINUTE

Room With a View


There is something in the water, it screams in after dark, It's preying on the children while they're playing in the park. A generation of pedophiles and sharks, narcissists and narcs. What you put in is what you get back,   but lately I've been sniffing and I think I've found the rat...   Ten … Continue reading Room With a View

Joyful Short: Introduction


Episode One: A Shot in the Dark Growing up, we were taught that each fairy was unique, with their own set of magical qualities that would form themselves over time. It wasn't for us to worry or wonder about their existence, that fact was sure as the sun would rise. We weren't to force it, … Continue reading Joyful Short: Introduction

Running Thoughts Are Better Left Written Down


I had a thought while running today that really stuck with me. I think it stuck with me because it was the perfect example of why I try not to say things out loud until I've properly thought them through. When words leave our lips too soon, before they are ready, they tend to leave … Continue reading Running Thoughts Are Better Left Written Down

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”

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

Half-lit Cigarettes


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SE1WaaNzW0 Bad for each other like half lit cigarettes, half way toxic but we teeter on the edge, not quite committed enough to death, just bad enough to weaken your will, I'll keep you asleep like a sleeping pill. Living life like a wedge, standing between each other and greatness, you are a genius and … Continue reading Half-lit Cigarettes