No. 35/100 flash fiction stories. Inspired by the piece "For Chris" by Brock Hewitt. The scene is clear in my mind. It's almost the same as the one before my eyes, but the forest is greener, younger, like I was. The stream was swollen in those days and now I can barely hear it trickle on … Continue reading Flow
Why Writers Should Also Be Photographers
Don't forget to check out my new fantasy novella, a short, fun read that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Did I mention there are dragons? How many pictures do you have on your phone? Seriously, go take a look! I have thousands. I keep telling myself that I'm going to go … Continue reading Why Writers Should Also Be Photographers
A Rueful Morning
No. 19/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! As Ellistai walked out her front door, the forest greeted her as it always did. "Good morning," the nearest tree said, slightly bending its leafy head in greeting. "Morning," Ellistai grumbled as a growing chorus of greetings filled the air. After days, weeks, and months of … Continue reading A Rueful Morning
Welcome to STORY BLAST week!
Happy Monday, and welcome to a brand new week with brand new stories! This week on the blog will be a STORY BLAST, where I'm posting nothing but stories. Just how many are there? You'll have to wait and see! For now, here's the first story for this week. . . . Fog No. 12/100 100-word … Continue reading Welcome to STORY BLAST week!
No. 2/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration - and remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! Cynthia scoured the fields for hours, searching for a simple flower. The area was surely beautiful as it was, covered in nothing but short, soft grass rolling over gentle hills, like … Continue reading The Flower
Prompt: Describe the sounds you heard the first time you swam in the ocean A splash, then laughter. Seagulls overhead join in, squawking with delight. The waves crash over each other and add the bass to the strange symphony of the sea. I hear distant chatter of countless people behind me, but it seems far … Continue reading Waves
Elusive Inspiration Part 2: Seeking Memories
It's been five years, and I'm still trying to perfect my recipe for an earl grey latte. It sounds so easy. Tea. Milk. Sweetener (I like honey). Lavender, if you're feeling it (which I usually am). But it's the proportions that get me. Even after so many tries, I still haven't quite gotten it right. … Continue reading Elusive Inspiration Part 2: Seeking Memories
Writeober Day 25: Sharp
In a country, near a village, in a tiny wood, there was a tree. It was surrounded by many of its own kind, but this one tree in particular was special. As the village grew and the people tried to expand the road and construct more buildings, they cut down the edges of the wood … Continue reading Writeober Day 25: Sharp