The Cold to Come, Flash Fiction

The Cold To Come Flash Fiction

The noon sun beat down on the city of rubble and ash and dirt. Color had long vanished from the building from the constant baking from the sun and a perpetual grey conquered the entire city. If it weren’t for the footsteps of the fifteen person caravan the city would have been enveloped in a… Continue reading The Cold to Come, Flash Fiction

Child of God, a Book Review

Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Review At times funny and charming and most other times out right haunting, Child of God is another excellent work by the renown writer Cormac McCarthy. The book centers on Lester Ballard who is largely disliked by the community at large. Lester has a few friends but they are never quite treated as such but rather… Continue reading Child of God, a Book Review

Writing Tip: 3 Steps to Deeper Creativity

*This was pulled from my post on Millionaire Digest* When one pictures creativity the stereotype is often an artist or writer. Though these professions have creativity in common, they aren’t the only ones who can take advantage of this skill (pay special note to skill, rather than talent). People in business, lawyers, mathematicians, scientists, doctors… Continue reading Writing Tip: 3 Steps to Deeper Creativity

Writing Prompt: Triumph

I've shown a lot of dark material on this site, so I wanted this week's writing prompt to be positive. I took me a long while to find just the right idea that you all could use on your fiction writing journey and I think Triumph is the best positive theme out there. The idea leaves a… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Triumph

Legend, A Short Story

The makeshift arena was made from rusted fencing and rope fishermen once used on the docks. The building housing the arena was a warehouse battered by bombs and melted glass had solidified into pools inside the building. Murk filled the air both in and outside the building and the density of pollution blocked out the… Continue reading Legend, A Short Story