Hello, and happy spooky season!!! Halloween time is huge in my household. We have all of our decorations up and have been ready since the dying days of September. For this month, I wanted to do something special as I used to create a short story for Halloween every year. However, this year I found …
Curious Characters: The Neighbor Lady
Curious Characters are short story bites that describe unusual people I have met in my life and proved to be interesting stories. Today's Curious Character features an old neighbor I had for a short time but one I won't ever forget. NOTE: This entry includes depictions of mental illness and suicide which might be unsettling to some readers. Reader discretion is advised.
Poetry Post: Glass Promise
Hello, everyone! I hope you're having a great week so far. School is starting everywhere of all grades. I'll be starting my final year of graduate school and (hopefully) will secure my Masters at the end of this year. At any rate, I hope everyone is having a great start. Teachers, my heart goes out …
At The End Of The Theater Aisle: A True Supernatural Story
The following post is the true story of a paranormal encounter experienced by me and my husband, John. Love it or loathe it, here is At the End of the Theater Aisle. Enjoy!
Poetry Post: Redbud
Love it or loathe it, I present my latest Poetry Post for a short but sweet nature piece, Redbud.
Poem Post: “Waiting…”
For your patience, please explore, read, and enjoy or loathe my newest poem, "Waiting..."
Macabre Musings: A Fascination of the Dark & Morbid
"Wow, that's so morbid." "You're so dark..." "Do you...do you like murderers?" I don't know how many other people get these reactions when talking about a few of their favorite things. If you like the things I do and really find yourself invested in them, you may have heard replies like these, too. Now, usually, …
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“I’ll Write It When I’m Ready” And Other Lies We Say
There's that one story that you've had in a drawer at the back of your mind for ages. It's going to be the greatest project ever. It may get you that agent who hasn't bitten the hook yet, shoot your print to the front of every bookstore across the globe, and make that startling collision …
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You’ve Got To Read To Write
Want to know a secret, writer? If you want to be a great writer, you must discipline yourself to be a great reader as well. It's never surprising that a writer was once an avid reader in their younger days. That's how many get their start, but what many neglect to learn or practice is …
Writer For Hire
It is undeniable that one of the greatest and most worrying of pains in the process is the inevitable job search. Everyone has gone through it: you search the same internet scavenger hunt but you try to word yourself differently hoping different results come up that don't include a CDL or a lifetime worth of …