There is an old saying, “when it stares you in the face, that’s when you know if you're going to just be good at this job or if you're going to be great.” These words kept circulating through my head as the sirens screamed on top of the rig. My eyes scanned around inside of … Continue reading “Probie”
Here's a slow-motion story that covers ten seconds of real time. No internal monologue was allowed. Let me know what you think! Jerome held out his Glock 19, relaxing his right hand while maintaining the weight with his left. His right index finger extended along the rail, careful not to break the plain of the … Continue reading CW Prompt: Ten Seconds
I recently started working toward a certificate in Creative Writing online through Coursera just to give myself more ways to practice my writing and expand my skill set. I'll be writing quite a bit for the prompts and figured why waste it? I'll post them here without the prompts so as not to hurt any … Continue reading CW Class: RDR2 FanFic
Finishing the first draft of your novel is best described as relieving. Your story, albeit in rough form, is finally down on paper and out of your head. It's finally tangible and real. It's freeing because you don't have the looming feeling hovering over you that you need to put it down. You've done that … Continue reading Why the First Edit is the Best and the Worst
Fewer and fewer people are still reading. Whether this is due to easy access to movies from Netflix, YouTube, and other sites, shorter attention spans, or teachers are unable to inspire their students because they still make them read boring old literature that no one really liked instead of fun interesting stories. I'm sure there's … Continue reading Why Do You Read?