Monthly Archives: November 2021

The Self-Made Prison

Looking back across the intervening years, she saw the prison she’d built for protection, each stone her own. Walls shielded her heart, her secret, the castle’s strength keeping life at bay, no one more tormented within than she. She tortured … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo – A Week 1 Contrast

Well, we’re just a few days into NaNoWriMo 2021. My start, like many, has been strong as I’ve ridden the opening-week adrenaline. Caffeine, too. The beginning of the beginning, for me, always starts with a tradition that also serves as … Continue reading

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Wasting Time

Her heart a creator’s. Her hands holding a gift, a golden orb. Time, a treasure not to be wasted, yet she set it aside to save. Each day, every day, at midnight, inspiration would become dust. Each morn, every morn, … Continue reading

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