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So, I’ve finally reminded myself that I’ve been doing a little too much playing around. And by ‘playing around’, I mean not putting my talent to use. Doubting myself entirely too much. And just being plain old LAZY. I’ve been telling myself that I have to stop using these sad and depressed moods of mine… Read More
So, my #ShortStoryAugust challenge came to a bit of an abrupt end a few days ago, but I wasn’t certain if I was completely done. No, I’m not going to try and make up and post for the missing days or try to finish out the month. With work and other things occurring, I simply… Read More
Today is officially August first, and a challenge I presented at the beginning of July has now begun! For anyone interested in participating with me, please check out the original #SSA post, and find out how to make sure your wonderful works are seen and how they can be shared by me. My audience isn’t… Read More
Hi! So, to get back into the habit of writing, and writing OFTEN, I was considering taking the time this summer to write and post a NEW short story every day for the month of August. Yep, that’s 31 short stories in a single month! I personally consider this to be a challenge because… Read More
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The following is a snippet/intro for my upcoming novel, Fly Girl. Please feel free to share your thoughts/opinions, as I am in the editing stages and looking for any and all feedback as I work to piece together the final version. _______________ Prelude: Interview With Broken Idols 2010: “Major success. At… Read More
In secrecy we meet, dangerously aware of the troubles we greet. Carelessly giving in to temptation week after week. To others we belong, but the feelings shared between us are far too strong. We can’t let go, no matter that we both know this life we lead is wrong.
I find it hard to put into words the changes I’ve felt come over me. It’s been scary, but amazing. It’s been stressful, but empowering. It’s been bubbling within my mind and soul, pushing a stronger and wiser woman to the top. It’s been calming. It’s been peaceful. It’s been God.
There has been a definite change in me and the way that I feel, think, speak, and act lately. (This does not mean that I don’t still have ‘weak’ moments, as I had one bright and early this morning.) While I have always believed in God and known that He is with me at ALL… Read More
PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 1 _______ Part 2 : No Fight Left/Letting Go _______ There seemed to be a breakthrough. The sun seemed to shine a bit more with Lena in Faith’s corner. She’d found her desire to get up and… Read More
That morning I saw the sunrise in your eyes. Beautiful shades of pink and gold, representing love and hope. Followed by a smile bright enough to light the sky with infinite hope. Arms of bliss waiting to wrap around me, for a lifetime of happiness and joy.
If I let you, you’d take my all and give me nothing in return. That would be my biggest fault. So, what can you offer to assure I don’t lose my heart?
So it’s like that? It’s just what my eyes are seeing? Deception and heartbreak, Brought by the one I trusted most?
PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro _______ Part 1 : What Do The Lonely Do? _______ Weeks had passed since Faith locked herself away with nothing more than embittered feelings and a broken heart. Dark thoughts running rampant as she made a futile attempt to remove herself from a world that… Read More
Intro : No ‘Good’ In Goodbye _______ The cloud on which she rested comfortably dissipated without warning. Like the world crumbling at her feet, Faith Porter felt herself falling face first. Time stopped, freezing on a moment she’d never forget no matter how hard she tried. Her chest rose and fell, words only… Read More
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