Cult of Immortality

I am alive. I am not dead. Through inference of my living and not dying, I am immortal. Or at least that seems to be the rationale my mind offers for why I remain unafraid of life threatening illnesses, car crashes, plane crashes, shootings, murderers and random accidents.  Even as the shadow of death looms […]

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On Story Creation: How?

Alright, technically that title should be “On Plot Creation: How do you create yours” but too many words in a title is just, well, too much. On to the topic: As I was mulling over an idea in my head recently, I raked it over the usual coals. For me, whenever an idea for a […]

Analyzing the Analysis

I discovered today that Day 26 of the 30 Day Writing Challenge – which was actually yesterday- was to write about your worst habit.  Had to think on that one for a moment.  I considered many habits such as my long term relationship with procrastination.  As I pondered the options, I asked myself the pertinent […]

The Mind Sharer – my 2013 NaNoWriMo story

Chapter 1 – otherwise known as the first 1,667 words I typed of this story to begin the first day of November.  More to come I bided my time to steal away into the night and escape the bonds of servitude I had somehow self imposed.  A glance at my companion, a tall toned and […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Always the Quiet Ones

Flash Fiction Challenge: Write a story using the following line: “She was one of the quiet ones.” Try to stick to around 1000 words or less. Sarah leaned back against the crumbling wall of her apartment.  Dust and debris were released into the surrounding air and floated slowly, languidly down, down, down to the floor.  […]