Oh No Dino: Fantasy Flash Fiction

Growing with a fierce intensity, the fire consumed the tiny house and all of the material objects inside. The humans were able to escape the flames. However, with no legs or means to travel, the toys were left behind; each had a soul-bound to the children that loved and played with them. The house gave... Continue Reading →

Point of View?

I struggle to make this decision. My hands automatically want to write in first person, as if I am telling the story from my own life experience. However, I feel as if this can be really limiting from a storytelling perspective. Often I find that I start a story in first person, only to go... Continue Reading →

Writing Goal: 3,000 Words a Day

I was fortunate enough to meet a published author through a writing group last week. She had a few words of wisdom that really stuck with me: Just get through your first novel. It might be good, it might be bad, but the experience of completing it will push you forward and you will only... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Middlesex

Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides I was quickly sucked in to this quirky and lonesome tale of a child with two sets of sex organs, a hermaphrodite. Born as Callie, her doctor missed the diagnosis at birth, so she begins her life raised as a female. The story follows us through Callie's childhood in Detroit. During... Continue Reading →

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