Description Challenge #1: Childhood Home

After ending my One Sentence Challenge, I had a hard time coming up with a new, literary-relevant challenge for the writers who read my blog to participate in. I first leaned on flash fiction. I've ran flash fiction challenges before and I thought, "why not do it again?" Then I had this feeling, a proto-emotion… Continue reading Description Challenge #1: Childhood Home

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Utopia of Trees, A Short Story

The sun bellowed blistering words onto my back as I left from a day’s work. Exposed skin between the collar of my t-shirt and the start of my hair radiated heat from being victim to the constant tirade. The village of trees that would shade me from Ra was only a few minutes’ walk away.… Continue reading Utopia of Trees, A Short Story

Looking For Indie Books To Review

Calling all indie/self-published writers. I am looking at making the review section of this blog a strictly indie/self-published-centric. I want to only review work from independent writers who self-publish or from small presses who want to see the work of those they published reviewed. In order to do this I need input. I am opening… Continue reading Looking For Indie Books To Review

One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

Congratulations to Morgan Hazlewood again for her entry to last weeks One Sentence Challenge, the topic was overcoming hardships. Here is her entry:  It’s probably best that I did not know what lay ahead, or else I might not have had the heart to face what even now feels hardly surmountable — but it was… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

Fear is in the Mind of the Beholder, a Poem

You haven't read The bodies of work I expend salt water over It is not because you are cruel Nor is your voice a myriad vipers Clutching, clinging, stinging At every mistake Rather, I am afraid your harmony May one day sound akin the cacophonous criticisms That I judge myself with daily Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/@pixabay