Book Cover Ideas

I’m working on a few different projects right now, given that my mind is everywhere and nowhere all at once. I know I need to write more every day, but depression is keeping me underwater, and to be honest, it’s hard to want to create anything. Last night, I started playing around with a fewContinue reading “Book Cover Ideas”

Microfiction – A very short Contemporary Story

I’d spent the last ten years building my cooking skills, working in every professional kitchen I could, so I would qualify for Chopped and be the most confident person on the stage. As the first-round buzzer sounded and I looked at my plates, missing ingredients with raw chicken, I knew it was over. Until NextContinue reading “Microfiction – A very short Contemporary Story”

Microfiction – A very short Supernatural Story

I’d spent my entire life searching for vampires, finding nothing until the moment of my death. As the creature bit down, I knew I would spend every day of my afterlife searching for a way to become human again. Until Next Time, Cathy Marie Bown

Microfiction – A very short Romance story

Losing Maggie on her thirtieth birthday had been devastating for Jason but hearing her heartbeat inside the chest of the beautiful woman in the other car had brought tears to his eyes. When the woman took his hand and thanked him, their eyes locked, and he knew he would do anything for her and followContinue reading “Microfiction – A very short Romance story”

Free- a poem

Hopelessness is consuming me tonight, so I decided to try the crisis line. The woman on the other end told me she understood, but she wasn’t really listening. I feel like I’m screaming at the world, begging it to listen, but nobody can hear me. I have become the invisible woman. Since nothing is working,Continue reading “Free- a poem”

“Lanie’s Goodbye” – Short Story

Good morning readers! Today we are going to revisit “Magic Isn’t Real,” a short story I posted a few days ago. I played around with the night grandma went missing and created an extended scene for you to enjoy. I think I’m going to be playing around with this storyline and these characters a bitContinue reading ““Lanie’s Goodbye” – Short Story”

“Abandoned” – A Photo Prompt Short Story

Good morning readers!! I’m so excited to share another beautiful day with you! Digging into the vaults of my writing folders, I came across this contest entry from last January. It didn’t win but I thought it held some promise. What do you think? Abandoned By Cathy Bown Sixty years ago, my grandparents married inContinue reading ““Abandoned” – A Photo Prompt Short Story”

“Sammie” – A Short Story

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share another short story with you. “Mommy, I’m scared.” The angelic voice startled me. I had thought I was alone in the dark room. I didn’t bother turning on the light. It would only keep sleep farther away from me. Instead, I pulled the comforter closer to myContinue reading ““Sammie” – A Short Story”