This week Writing Prompt Wednesday was inspired by the story Gift written by Red Pen Gal using this very prompt. She is such an amazing writer! Go read her work ASAP! I peered at it from the window as my breath frosted against the chilled pane. I tried to blink it's presence away, first slowly … Continue reading A Back Porch Surprise
Dearest Readers, For the vast majority of my life, I have been teased for my tendency to provide human characteristics to inanimate objects as well as animals, otherwise known as personification. I am sure I have even dipped my toe into the depths of anthropomorphism, which according to dictionary.com is the: The attribution of human … Continue reading From the perspective of the page
Dear Readers! We meet again! I apologize for being MIA yet again. I have found myself within a deep book reading slump which has some how attached itself to my writing. Alas I have been up to nothing, zip, zilch. I came across this cute picture on how to find your YA Book Title from … Continue reading Find your YA Book Title!
I look at them again, the unmistakable curly cues I've always attached to my letters, making them undoubtedly mine. The words clumping together to form a bigger picture of a moment I have no recollection of. I read again, searching, scanning, for a memory. My eyes lower to the date in the bottom left corner, … Continue reading A note to die for
... and yet don't somehow at the same time. It has been a while since I have posted dear readers and I apologize for that. I have found myself in a limbo of sorts the last couple of weeks and I am not sure what I am actually up to. The last time I updated … Continue reading When things go according to plan…
Hello, literary lovelies! We find ourselves mid-week and ready for a Writing Prompt Wednesday! I hope you have all been well and enjoy the short story I have for you today! I closed my eyes and held onto the sound, as I tried to grasp the translucent memories of a life I could not remember. … Continue reading I held onto the sound…
Goodreads Synopsis: A house built high on the moor, A golden age, ended by war, A house left empty, falling to ruin. During the Edwardian period, the wealthy Kearleys entertained important guests at their summer home on the moors; enjoying lavish parties showcasing the house and its views of the mountains. By the 1950s the … Continue reading For the Love of Prose
You may not know literary lovelies that I not only write this lovely blog for you all, but I have within the last year finished a novel. I have titled it: Whose Story. I would like to put the first chapter on here (a much longer post than my usual) for you all to read … Continue reading Whose Story? – Chapter 1
Hello again dear readers! It has been a bit of a spell since we last spoke and as you might have noticed I kind of spammed you with book reviews for my last post... WHICH MEANS I AM FINISHED BOOK REVIEWS! I am about to start my own novel and am now anxious, BUT excited … Continue reading Battle for Who Wore it Best Wednesday
... those books that everyone always recommends you read! I love literature, but I would never claim to be a hardcore fan of any particular author, even Austen. (I know, crazy right!?) I never claim to be so ardently in love with any author, because alas I do not know everything about them and I … Continue reading Let’s talk about….
Goodreads Synopsis: Gemma Tate's life changed forever the day she confronted an unlikely stranger. After relocating across the country, three new housemates prove to be essential friends she never knew she needed. She explores her attraction to Weston, a fourth housemate who lives across the hall. As their connection strengthens and grows they stumble down … Continue reading Splintered Courage – Review
Amazon Synopsis: How to Keep a Butterfly from Flying is about a young woman's journey to freedom. Cynthia is trapped in a relationship pulled with deceit. Her only escape from her cage is to work on a cruise ship. Her ticket out of town is her job as a hairdresser. Shortly before she leaves to … Continue reading To Keep a Butterfly from Flying – Review
Goodreads Synopsis: Laerka is a Southern Gothic tale of rescue. It features a group of teenagers and a Russian crime ring that sells girls to night clubs in Savannah, Georgia. One particular victim, Laerka, is a Danish girl who transforms into a mermaid when in water. Her pursuer, the crime boss, changes into a "Vodyanoy" … Continue reading Laerka – Review