Pancakes and coffee…..Writing Prompt Free Writing

She woke to the aroma of pancakes and fresh coffee. Immediately, she started crying. She had to be imagining it, but it felt so real she could almost taste the buttery pancakes. She lived alone. There wasn’t anyone in the house who could be making pancakes and coffee. And yet, she smelled it as clearlyContinue reading “Pancakes and coffee…..Writing Prompt Free Writing”

It’s Been Awhile…

Well, NaNoWriMo was an absolute bust. I spent most of November buried in homework and sick. My final word count was just shy of 15,000. A dismal attempt, to say the least. With any luck, I will still be around next year to try again. As December arrived, and is now steadily passing me by,Continue reading “It’s Been Awhile…”

NaNoWriMo – A Reflection on Writing

November has been a whirlwind, and we are only ten days in. I signed up to participate in NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month), so that has kept me occupied beyond belief. The election consumed several days from me. I will not discuss political opinions here, as that isn’t what I created this page for. Instead,Continue reading “NaNoWriMo – A Reflection on Writing”

2020: The End of Humanity – A NaNoWriMo Novel Exerpt

It’s officially November and I am participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time! Below is a few paragraphs from the first chapter of the novel I am writing for the project. It’s rough and needs some revisions, but I am eager to share with you guys. I plan to share more highlights throughout the monthContinue reading “2020: The End of Humanity – A NaNoWriMo Novel Exerpt”

Confused – A Poem

Something drew me to you, right from the beginning. Everyone around me told me not to fall for you. I wondered why they made me keep my distance from you. When we finally got together, everything was so perfect, but my friends kept telling me to stay away, you’re trouble! I just couldn’t bare toContinue reading “Confused – A Poem”

Finding the Motivation to Write

After traveling home from Missouri, I’ve been really struggling this week to find the motivation to write a blog post. It’s not that there isn’t anything to write. Quite the opposite. There is so much I want to say that I cannot pick one single topic that is more important than the others. If youContinue reading “Finding the Motivation to Write”

Writing Prompt: Rocket-Ship

Watching the stars fly by through the glass bubble of a window, I couldn’t help but feel nostalgic for what I was leaving behind. Never again would I soar over the azure blue craters near my home while chasing my friends. I would never swim in the caves of Neptune, safely nestled a hundred miles below the surface of our beautiful hostile planet.

Things Cancer Can’t Have From Me

I read somewhere that Cancer takes everything from you. I refuse to accept this. Yesterday started rough for me. After traveling all day and not getting much sleep the night before, I woke up moody. So did the baby. We were both a little ornery and sleepy. My brother and his two little kids cameContinue reading “Things Cancer Can’t Have From Me”

Blame It On El Nino – A Playful Poem

As I was going through my writing folders today, I found this poem from 1998, when I was 14 years old. We had days of rain due to an El Nino storm. I’d never heard of such a thing before. Also, I was deep in a Shel Silverstein fueled haze, hence the comical and playfulContinue reading “Blame It On El Nino – A Playful Poem”