"If you could take it all back, would you?"
Wooooooooo. I had no idea that it'd actually be more exhausting to have a kid in school than not. Between school trips, special days, holidays, field days, I'm worn out! BUT. (The almighty but~) It's nearly Summer! School's almost out, and perhaps I'll claim back a little bit of my time. I've been chugging along... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since I've done some real Flash Fiction, so I decided to dig in with another Chuck Wendig challenge! This week over at terribleminds, Chuck issued the challenge of taking a Stephen King title and making a whole new story from it, unrelated to the actual novel by that name! There were... Continue Reading →
She made me smell flowery as I hacked her to bits; for all its valiant effort, Glade White Tea & Lily spray a pepper spray does not make. Happy Spookytober! (This totally came from thinking someone was behind me when I glanced in my bathroom mirror, and the only disabling thing nearby was Glade spray.... Continue Reading →
Why can I not stop thinking about you and all the things you've done? Why do I expect more from you When the past has proven your mettle? It's like trying to stop a freight train with shaving cream or home-concocted slime Too poor and porous For this use. Arguments played out in my head... Continue Reading →
People talk of endings As if they're fruit Ripe on the vine, just pick one and go. We never talk about What this is, This kind of ending. There's quitting the band Tiredness setting into bones Far too long away There's walking away from the spotlight But this was none of that. A guttural hymn... Continue Reading →
This week's Flash Fiction Challenge over at TerribleMinds had random Five Word Titles, with the rules of 1500 words. Two stood out to me: "Someone's Dragon is Double-Parked Outside" and "I Shouldn't Have Swiped Right." If I had done the Swipe one, it was going to be a Vampire story, but since the previous one... Continue Reading →
I am a person of Planned dates And confirmed appointments "It'll happen when it happens" Does not compute. "Go with the flow" Only works When the flow is predetermined Which I'm pretty sure Isn't how that works.
My last post talked about me having all these words screaming in my ears, begging to write them down, how my mind was already ready to dive in to the next project. I just have one problem right now: Anxiety and OCD in some kind of weird uproar. The words scramble to reach my fingertips,... Continue Reading →