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..."
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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 …
Writing On Receipt Paper and Other Random Surfaces
What is the most nerve-wringing advice every writer hears? "Every day. Write every single day. You can't be a real writer if you don't actually write, so make sure you write every day. Have work? Wake up at 6AM and write. Can't wake up early? Write until midnight. Need full eight hours sleep? Haha, that's …
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Stepmothers On Mother’s Day
A huge Happy Mother's Day (a day late, I know) to every mother out there, whether you're a mother from giving birth (women are the original 3D printers, you know), a stepmother of a child of any age, a mother who has lost children, those with mothers who have already crossed the bridge between this …