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ghost of electricity

ghost of electricity

when the wind whispered, rustling amid the dry leaves,

you shimmied along my spinal cord, a secret spell,

while i traversed catacombs of memories, 32 more words

Quotes to Write By - Day 11

Today’s quote comes from Mildred D. Taylor, author of award-winning middle-grade titles such as, “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry”, “The Gold Cadillac” (which I need to read), and “The Road to Memphis”, which is one of my own personal top ten coming of age books. 205 more words

Contests for Indies

Here are some great announcements for indie authors* regarding contests for book awards.

There are many awards out there within your reach and some are even without fees. 188 more words


BookCon 2017 Preview + Final Checklist

Since BookCon is just over a week away and I am BEYOND excited, I thought I would share some of the things I am most looking forward to this year, as well as a final checklist for attendees! 1,106 more words


A Critical Eye

There used to be an ad on TV with the catch phrase ‘Reading is Fundamental’. I agree. It is fundamental to improving a person’s lifestyle. It is also fundamental for improving an author’s writing. 832 more words


Writing Desk Makeover: Part 2

Last week was so busy, I forgot to post my progress on my blog! Whoops! Well, the desk has since been completed! So, without further ado, here is the second part of the Writing Desk Makeover. 252 more words


The Mythical Moth

While doing some research today for my book and its mythical world, I came across how amazing the humble moth is. When most of us think of a moth, we believe them to be drab brown insects that hide between the fabric of our clothing or flutter obsessively at a glowing light.   270 more words

samuelcolbran reblogged this on Samuel Colbran and commented:

I woke to find a moth on my wall, it is beautiful and majestic. As it inspired Melissa H North, I too am inspired to create a story about the humble moth. 20170527_075306