The Stack – A Book Shop Meet Cute

It wasn't the first time I had seen him there among the stacks of Rarity, my favourite book shop. But it was the first time I heard him laugh. He didn't even look up from what he was reading, not in the least bit nervous about who saw him or what it was he was … Continue reading The Stack – A Book Shop Meet Cute

“The world did not end in a bang, or a whisper, but rather, one scream at a time…”

  The world did not end in a bang, or a whisper, but rather, one scream at a time. Its chilling sound rattled me from my sleep. I hadn't even realized I had closed my eyes. Had it been a scream? It had to have been? My thoughts stumbled around in a foggy confusion. It … Continue reading “The world did not end in a bang, or a whisper, but rather, one scream at a time…”

Vestige – Review

Goodreads Synopsis: Dr. Maxwell Stein, a seasoned child psychologist practicing in New York, is about to head off on vacation, when the past comes back to haunt him. A visit by a former patient, now a mysterious adult, takes him by surprise to deliver a priceless gift. Her simple message, sets the wheels of his … Continue reading Vestige – Review

“The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all.” – Writing Prompt Wednesday

  "The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all." I quickly scanned my surroundings. The words appeared to float around me, their source unknown. And I could almost imagine the letters hovering in my current space, a space devoid of anything except my own body. My voice was weak from disuse and I … Continue reading “The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all.” – Writing Prompt Wednesday

A Blank Page

If you could be a blank page or could start your story afresh, what would you write about yourself? How would you begin? With a: Once Upon a Time... or One dark and stormy night... or perhaps even an In a galaxy far, far away... What would you choose? What would your opening line be? … Continue reading A Blank Page

Self-Love Sundays

Dear Readers, we meet again! How long has it been since we last communicated? TOO LONG! That's how long. I am coming to you this Sunday with a once-a-month Sunday plan to share a little self-love with ourselves. Not the usual conceptual self-love pampering but one with an Honestly Austen twist, let's write something about … Continue reading Self-Love Sundays

For the Love of Prose

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