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Songs As Stories: My Mind Is Not My Own Today

*Inspired by the song “Once In A Lifetime” by The Talking Heads

My mind is not my own today. Neither of my minds.

That reality continues to plague me as I make my way through both my workaday lives, and I mingle with people both strange and familiar. 528 more words



“I can’t believe you lied to me.” Harriet glared at Timothy.

Timothy looked at her imploringly. “I’m so sorry, Harriet,” he said. “I thought… I did…” he stammered. 490 more words


Monday Writing Prompts-Open for Business

This week’s prompt is all about launching a new business. Your character decides to open a store.

What does it sell and what happens on opening day? 6 more words


Songs As Stories: The King of Wretches

*Inspired by the song “Search and Destroy” by Sanders Bohlke

I don’t have a favorite season, per se, but whenever summer rolls around, my head swims with near endless possibilities of how I can alter not only my reality but the reality of existence so that I can finally live a life in which my head falls on the pillow with no worries and I awaken the same way. 557 more words


Plotter or pantser? The debate continues

Are you a plotter or a pantser? I start off as a not very systematic plotter and end up as a pantser.

In case you’ve no idea what I’m talking about, these are categories of writers – … 649 more words


Beast of the Illusory Moon

“Mǣnōn concede to me the quietude to recognize the effects I should not alter; the bravery to transform the conditions I am able to; and insight to recognize the distinction.” He leaned against the chain link fence, covered in less blood than he first imagined and prayed to the moon. 1,334 more words


Cinderella Anthology Project - a short note

Hello to all you my lovely and wonderful fellow bloggers and writers!

I did realize that I had thought Grace’s Cinderfella, which I re-blogged yesterday morning (South African time), was our last response to the challenge. 236 more words

Cinderella Anthology Project