“Stardust”

“What should we do for dinner tonight?” “Hmm, I’m not sure.”  Every night they had the same conversation, the parley of the day. It’s not that they fought regularly, far from it, but marriage is a perpetual state of give and take, someone always deferring to the other. In this instance, Shane usually extended theContinue reading ““Stardust””

Book Review: “Ready Player Two”

Ready Player One is one of my favorite books of all time, so when I heard that Ready Player Two was on the horizon, I couldn’t contain my excitement. I pre-ordered the title and within a couple of days of it releasing, I dove in. The big question: does it stand up to and/or complimentContinue reading “Book Review: “Ready Player Two””

“A Dream of Innocence”

He ran down the uneven lane; beautiful archways and renaissance style porticos surrounding him in a panorama of splendor. The city was perfect; Ancient Rome meets 15th century Florence. It was home. It was safety. A rumble.   A flash.   Darkness. The boy lifted his face off the cobblestones. White spots, like stars, dancedContinue reading ““A Dream of Innocence””

Book Review: “Leave the World Behind”

I recently finished up the latest title by Rumaan Alam and it left me, well, in an unsure place. I enjoyed the book, and it certainly touched on themes of race and class in America that are conspicuous in today’s climate, but I also was waiting for something to happen that never quite materialzed toContinue reading “Book Review: “Leave the World Behind””

Rapunzel: After the Rescue

While writing for Nano, I needed to take a break from my novel for a few hours and had a ‘what if’ moment. It turned into a little bit of fun flash fiction. Fairy tales are often set up in a way that might not make sense in today’s world (if it ever did toContinue reading “Rapunzel: After the Rescue”

It’s NaNoWriMo ⏱

It is November 1 and that means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has begun once again! While I am excited for the new challenge of this year’s nano, along with my new found inspiration, it does harken back to the challenges of nano’s in the past (I have yet to complete one). Despite that, thisContinue reading “It’s NaNoWriMo ⏱”