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My Ever Breaking Heart

I snuggled up against Holly on the couch, my big, worn out Colorado sweater keeping me warm in the unsuspected cold Spring morning. All the outgoing student missionaries had broken up in small groups, doing the typical bonding and learning activities we’d been doing all weekend. 1,672 more words

Personal Writing

September Daily Writing 17

So I’m just over half way into September and in that time I’ve written over 11,000 words on my manuscript (including bits I later deleted). By some standards that might be considered slow, but I’m pretty happy with it. 1,014 more words


September Daily Writing 16

Okay, here we go, big fun times. The festival. Fiarra’s about to be escorted there, and I’m about to write it. I struggle at this point: starting the big important scenes, the turning point scenes I’ve been working towards for days. 560 more words


Typing | Draft One, An Excerpt

This was the seventh time I laid on the floor and stared at the ceiling. This was the fourteenth time I checked my phone in the last two minutes. 167 more words


when love is

Love is…
a well compiled list of heartening adjectives.
but I have often found
in my own heartbreak and the heartbreak of others, 8 more words

Personal Writing

September (almost) Daily Writing 14 and 15

I didn’t write last night because I had a nasty headache, so I’m making up for it tonight with a bumper double edition for your viewing pleasure. 361 more words


Friday: January 10, 2014.

Manhattan grows silent on Sunday mornings

and your name massages the insides of my chest.

(And I think of your smile.)

I don’t mind the cold anymore, 18 more words