Tags » Excerpt

Sacred ~ In Love and Light

He looked down upon her, his own mind sundered, as he voluntarily broke her heart. She must believe him evil; how else would she embrace the Fall? 1,073 more words

Writing Prompt

NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap-Up & A Sample From "Tree of Life"

Current Word Count: 50,285 – Winner

It was a really good idea, if not a bit ambitious. The plan was for me to blog my way through NaNoWriMo. 565 more words


Sunset Empire Launch!

Thrilling news! Sunset Empire is finally (finally!) available as both an ebook and paperback on Amazon. I’m so excited to share this book with you, because it’s really a love letter to the north coast of Oregon, blending fantasy with history and showcasing some of my favorite legends and sites from the area. 859 more words


SAMPLE SUNDAY: Blackbirds by Lily Java

From the novel Blackbirds:

“Oscar get some pricing on doing the tent on the Highline or in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Highline will be harder so also give me the specs on seating if we tried it there. 942 more words


Metropolitan Tragedy / Excerpt 1

“Civic and economic prosperity may occur if and only if the metropolis is understood as a safe place in which to live and conduct business.” 14 more words


Donald Finkel

Lightly the air
presses down on our shoulders
its great blue thumbs,
lightly, as if afraid to hurt us.
What will you do when the sky falls, 16 more words


Søren Kierkegaard

And this is what is sad when one contemplates human life, that so many live out their lives in quiet lostness; they outlive themselves, not in the sense that life’s content successively unfolds and is now possessed in the unfolding, but they live, as it were, away from themselves and vanish like shadows. 44 more words