Take me away. Transport me to a world brimming with imagination. A place where I can leave my troubles behind and focus on the impossible. Take me away. Give me a reason to believe in dragons again. Teach me to walk on the sands of creativity. Please. Take me away. Take me back to those […]
It didn’t take long for her to put on the shoes. Once she did, she took a deep breath and whispered, “Run.” At her own command, she took off down the dusty road. Corn stalks on either side towered above her. She was away from any civilization, and the feeling of sweet isolation overpowered her. […]
Each day I stepped closer and closer to the edge of the water. Each new burden- each new responsibility- took me a step further, but I didn’t think I would ever go too far. I didn’t think I could. Soon I stood so close to the water that I could see my reflection. I could […]
“Show some backbone, Tori.” Tori shuddered as her knees hit the tough, dry dirt. “I’ll try, Brad.” She slowly lowered her torso all the way to the ground and tried to ignore the ants that meandered around her. Despite having to deal with an older brother that loved the outdoors, Tori had never liked the […]
It was very dark by the time I drove home from work. The moon was completely covered by the broad clouds that still lingered from the evening rainstorms and the street lamps were dimmed by thin fog, but as I turned onto a street in my neighborhood, the fog thickened considerably. I slowed down and […]
I never knew what I was missing until I opened my eyes.
I did it. I finished writing my novel. It’s been a whole year since I started writing this book, and there is no way to describe all the pain, trouble, and joy I have experienced while writing it. I have stayed up late often to finish a scene. I have documented and researched an entire […]