Originally posted on My Ink Stained Fingertips:
I often walked the streets in the late afternoon, when the sunlight becomes golden and the shadows reach for me. There was one street in particular that I frequented.  Behind the shops, branched off from the normal bustle of that city, I would walk until I came across…


Tea Time

Temptation threaded  though thick teeth  to tightened tastebuds, tinkering the thoughtless thoroughbred’s temperament. Though taut tides troll the turning tables, truthful theorems tolerate the tantrum. Trusting tunes tarry, tapped to tender thinking.



“But, you seem normal. I mean, you don’t act autistic.” I wish I had An ounce of self esteem For every time I’ve heard this. I would be: Unafraid. Unashamed. Uncovered. Unbroken. Your compliments hurt. Please stop. So I can stop pretending.  

Dragon Tales: A Deceptive Reflection

Thunder rolled just beyond the fine stonework of Lena’s window. She dropped her comb, dashing to peer out into the light of day. Her silky hair fell around her frame as she leaned from  the open window of the tower, searching; hoping. It had been a full year since anyone had dared face Ribone the Dragon. Maybe this time a brave knight would outwit him; maybe this time she would be free at last.


Of Bread & Butter & Other Such Things

The following short is a flash fiction story brought to you by a civil debate between friends on the merits of the bread offerings of Texas Roadhouse, Red Lobster, and Olive Garden. For my part, I wrote on what is unquestionably my first choice: Texas Roadhouse. I will add links to my companion’s stories once they are both completed.


When you begin the query process, it’s so exciting. You have written a book, fine tuned every page, researched agents, you have your query and synopsis perfect…in other words, you are ready to go! So you prepare the email and click send. Then you wait. This is where we all part ways and take our ...


NaNo Fun: Les Ecrivains

In honor of NaNoWriMo, here is a parody song I wrote to the tune of “Work Song” from Les Miserables (the Original London Cast soundtrack version). Enjoy!! 🙂 Prologue: Writer’s Song (Chorus of Writers) Look down, look down / at the keyboard as you type Look down, look down / You’ll write until you die. ...


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