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First Drafts and Other Loves

DRAFT: to make a version of something that will need more work in order to be finished

I came home today to the jarring reality that always follows a relaxing vacation.

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Writing

SHORT FICTION: THE LAST SHREDS OF YOU (1ST DRAFT)

I wrote the first draft of a short story called, The Last Shreds Of You.

A woman’s ex is a famous footballer. She’s upset when she sees his wedding to a blonde, bleached, fake Princess splashed all over the media. 97 more words

2015

Bedside Manner

His knuckles were scuffed and scratched. She hadn’t noticed that before. It must have been from when he fell. The shelves had been knocked over. There would be traces of his skin on their sharp, shiny edges. 65 more words

Snippets

SHORT FICTION: NO PRESSURE OVER CAPPUCCINO (1ST DRAFT)

I wrote the first draft of a new story, No Pressure Over Cappuccino. The story is just over 1,000 words long.

Two people meet at Starbucks for coffee and blueberry swirl cheesecake a week after they had a one night stand. 143 more words

2015

POETRY: IN THE GUT (1ST DRAFT)

IN THE GUT

I’m walking along the street,
past the library when I spot
the first one. There’s nothing
remarkable about him. He’s
short, has dark skin and looks… 442 more words

2015

POETRY: THE LOVER REMEMBERS (1ST DRAFT)

THE LOVER REMEMBERS

I won big the day I met you.

Almost ten years have
passed and I still remember
the exact moment I saw you. 173 more words

2015

My Muse's First Draft

My muse just took me on a wild ride, and here’s the first draft. Done.

I’ve been writing books for many years. None ever caught me quite like this. 450 more words

The Writing Process