Christmas in the Country

A Three Part Story, Accompanied by Three Photos • They put in the effort, but it does sometime seem strained, like they forgot they were supposed to be trying, so, of course, I don’t feel at home out here. It’s like our dinners in the country are something of a different world compared to thoseContinue reading “Christmas in the Country”

Writers’ Salon, No. 13

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Prompt • One Man’s Trash • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Write a short piece inspired by the prompt (about 600 words). Anything and everythingContinue reading “Writers’ Salon, No. 13”

Writers’ Salon, No. 12

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Prompt • Eclipse • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Write a short piece inspired by the prompt (about 600 words). Anything and everything is welcome—poems!Continue reading “Writers’ Salon, No. 12”

Craft Exercise #1

Pick ten people you know and write a one-sentence description for each of them. Focus on what makes each person unique and noteworthy. N.D. – His limbs and his length resemble an age-battered tie, wrinkled and slouched on a plastic hanger, draping his arms around you as he hugs a hello; ironically, an accessory he probably never once wore inContinue reading “Craft Exercise #1”

Craft Exercise #3

Write a 300-word description of your bedroom. Think about the items you have or the other elements of your room that give the best clues about who you are or who you want others to think you are. “What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of a good-by.Continue reading “Craft Exercise #3”

Night Terrors

An age-old terror during a too-important month: Darkness. The night terrors are getting worse. Night after night the terror seeps in. With no say to escape the darkness, with no way to run away from it. He’s no longer just being infested by them anymore, he is subconsciously inviting them. Last night, while dreaming ofContinue reading “Night Terrors”

NaNoWriMo: My Short Story “Three Years” Part II

National Novel Writing Month starts this weekend. Here’s a taste of what I will be writing. Here is Part II from the first story I ever wrote, from Senior year in high school, which will be the basis for the novel. It’s a very personal story, and really not that great since it was myContinue reading “NaNoWriMo: My Short Story “Three Years” Part II”

NaNoWriMo: My Short Story “Three Years” Part I

National Novel Writing Month starts this weekend. Here’s a taste of what I will be writing. This coming month I’ll be participating in the National Novel Writing Month. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a project which pushes you to sit down and write a novel, from start to finish, during the month of November. Keeping on schedule,Continue reading “NaNoWriMo: My Short Story “Three Years” Part I”