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"Don't grab him like that," Mary said sternly, pulling her son Carson away from Sam. Sam looked down at their son, seeing the red indentations left on Carson's arm. He felt something catch in his throat as he saw the boy's wet eyes fill up like the ocean tide. Sam looked up at Mary, her ...

Just Start

I started writing FN yesterday and continued where I left off in a very important chapter. My goal was to hit 500 words and within an hour, I'd written 600 and didn't even realize I'd gotten that far. I thought I'd written maybe 200 or a little more, but I didn't expect 600. At that ...

Frigid Nights Chapter Five

Derek found out later that Michaela had sent Jamie out there to cheer him up. Michaela and Jamie knew each other from clinicals and classes. Jamie hadn’t known who Derek was at the time, but she had heard what happened to him that day. After meeting Derek, Jamie took it upon herself to make sure ...

Frigid Nights Chapter Two

Derek stood in the doorway, his shoulder against the frame, coffee in his hand. He watched Jamie’s chest rise and fall with each breath as if she were just sleeping peacefully. The bruising on her arms, her left leg in a cast from where her femur shattered, and the stitches on the left side of ...

Frigid Nights Chapter One

Keep in mind, these chapters are still in the rough draft phase of writing. If you find grammatical errors or other mistakes, don't hold them against but please make me aware. I hope you enjoy the chapters. Remember to Share!   __________________________________   Derek walked in through the door, as he had hundreds of times ...

Nothing Good

Sitting down to write is difficult enough with life butting its head into the mix, but when you try to write and write and pump out words onto the page and everything you wrote seems to be crap, it's disheartening. Now, like many writers, it may not actually be crappy writing but it sure does ...

22Feb2018

I gave that outline a try. Turns out, very helpful. It gave me the opportunity to see what I wanted each chapter to be, how I wanted each one to push the story. The one downside is that you can't go into too much detail without just writing the damn chapter. It definitely is great ...

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