Thank you to IssaBabyCreates for introducing me to Stream of Consciousness Saturday (SoCS). The deal is you get a prompt and then write a stream of consciousness inspired by the prompt. It can be fiction or non fiction, but you can’t plan it out and you can’t edit the finished piece apart from fixing typos.… Continue reading AI is the way of the future
All of Me Discounted! One Week Only!
Have you ever felt at war with yourself? Do you long to take a vacation from the inner monologue constantly talking in your head? Would you be able to achieve your goals if you could only get out of your own way? Want to read a story about someone who feels the same? Meet Margaret.… Continue reading All of Me Discounted! One Week Only!
Story Prompt Sunday #2: B is for Basilisk
I wanted to draw a Basilisk, the fearsome creature of myth that can kill with a look, but I realized I didn’t know what it looked like. Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, written around 79 A.D, offers one of the earliest descriptions of the Basilisk. It is… not more than twelve fingers in length. It… Continue reading Story Prompt Sunday #2: B is for Basilisk
If Only They Could Talk
When I was a child I wished I could talk to animals. I didn’t realize that all I had to do was watch and listen. Animals were chattering away all around me, they just didn’t speak English, and some didn’t even use sound to communicate. One of the problems with communication between humans and animals… Continue reading If Only They Could Talk
Story Prompt Sunday #1: A is for Alien
Last year my good friend David Rae blogged about sketching daily for mental health (click here to read his post). I loved the idea and thought I’d draw a picture every day for 2023. I enjoy drawing and I haven’t done a lot of it for fun recently, so I thought it would be a… Continue reading Story Prompt Sunday #1: A is for Alien