Paving the Way

Flash Fiction July, 20 You made magic look easy, did you know that? I'm folded over the pile of gemstones, imbuing each one with different spells as you requested me to do; a list of all that needed doing, and the spells which corresponded. It could almost have been easy, but the magic takes a… Continue reading Paving the Way

fall

it's a mystery. i watch online, videos of people who do extreme sport and fall, body slicing through the air to a safe landing. there's always an after video, a quick shot of someone pumped on adrenaline and grinning madly. sometimes they shake, trembling even as they give thumbs-up. i wonder what it's like. you are… Continue reading fall

Poetry 101 Rehab: Couldn’t

commitment - no, i can't. you are not quite enough for me to break the habit. older - yes, i know you're aging. so am i but it still doesn't change my mind. underhanded - i'm sure you think yourself devious. scheme and plan all you like. nothing changes, still. life - it's not long… Continue reading Poetry 101 Rehab: Couldn’t

Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 6

It does not feel like it's been six weeks since I started this up. A bit of housekeeping: I have decided that this will now be expanded to non-fiction as well. Initially, I started it as a creative writing thing, but from now on you guys can contribute whatever you please, fiction or not. The only… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 6

Stellar and Lunar Roundup: 4

Another Thursday, another prompt. It's been a busy week, one steeped in computer testing so various agencies can see if I'm a decent fit for the roles they're trying to fill. I'm going to keep this brief, because I have another interview tomorrow. This is all I do now, I go to interviews. So far nothing's come… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar Roundup: 4

Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 3

Hey people! I'm sure I don't know where the time is going. I forgot completely that it's Thursday, but blame the fact that I've been zipping around going to interviews and little meetings and whatnot. Even as I write I'm awaiting a call from the woman at the agency to determine what happens next for… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 3