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The Short Story Part 2: Reasons to Write One

I celebrate every moment that I work on my short story these days. Caring for a newborn, prioritizing my marriage, and doing part time admin work from home have all proven to be the perfect reasons to not set aside 15 minutes to write. 696 more words

Beginning Writers

Pokémetal - A Love Story (Part 2)

It wasn’t long before I was a genuine insect addict. The unease of the woods had left me, replaced by a fascination with their great variety (I was, and always will be, partial to beetles). 529 more words

Creative Writing

The Soldier's Nightmare

The first time he saw her was in the park on an autumn day. Her hair blew in the wind different shades of brown catching the light. 291 more words


Visualizing Time: The Flow

Once, a bored and naive college student wrote for this online How-To site and was paid in pennies for writing a few well researched and educational articles. 298 more words

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Broken hearts and long nights
The price of all the city lights
I knew I shouldn’t have trusted you
I knew something wasn’t right
Mixing something for the pain… 84 more words


Struggles with being and doing it all

On the eve of Maximus’ 6th birthday I’m left feeling a little deflated. My feet feel like dead weight kind of deflated. I spent the day vacuuming, sorting toys, organizing toys, and putting all things kid away. 953 more words


A Little History

I’m an  avid fan of all sorts of contemporary poetry, especially free verse shorter pieces that manage to condense something very potent and significant into just a few lines. 424 more words