JANUARY BLUES Territorial turkeys; angry, running wild. Big dog, big stick, shoo!
A Christmas Gift Sometimes I think I feel you near to me, Filled with regret, longing and such despair. This is nothing more than a wish you see, Your indifference to me ever so clear. Most of the time you are not top of mind, Left in the past where you surely belong. This timeContinue reading “A Christmas Gift (a sonnet!)”
DREAM HOUSE Sweet house, wild gardens. Once a dream, now realized. Reality? Cold.
The stage had been set for a while. Louise had noticed the signs of impending doom from the beginning – the loose alliances solidifying, the subtle isolation of a “problem” player, the cautious glances and whispers behind his back. A figurative knife had suddenly appeared and was looming overhead, desperately seeking a target. The airContinue reading “The Rogue’s Departure (Flash Fiction)”
A CARPET OF LEAVES Grey morning, soft rain – Moist air, heavy leaves falling. A road made anew.
The Unbroken Wheel How joyful I was in that job so new, But wait, a betrayal – Ned Stark is that you? A freshly baked drama, No escaping the trauma, Because yes, Littlefinger, I see you too.
Monday Tired and grumpy, Always unprepared for you; Yet Monday arrives
Chapter 2: Shepherd’s Moon Inn (& Tavern) “Grampy, I thought it was your left leg that was hurt?” Moonie paused mid stride to look back at his granddaughter Sylvie. She was standing just behind the bar, dusting sheep hair from the countertop as she observed him with a seemingly innocent smile on her face. MoonieContinue reading “The Peasant Sylvie & Evil Little Dagmar: Chapter 2”
By way of introduction readers of this blog will know that I have written a young adult fantasy entitled “The Madian”. Perhaps not surprisingly (going by agent feedback) that work is getting very little traction on this blog, WattPad, or FictionPress. So just for fun I thought I’d share an earlier work that is probablyContinue reading “Original Work: The Peasant Sylvie & Evil Little Dagmar (Chapter 1)”
If you’ve read my blog you know I’m a massive Star Wars fan. Though I’ve seen the film twice I’m still not sure of how I feel about The Last Jedi. I think my main source of distress is simply not understanding how the story progresses from here. To me, The Last Jedi felt to muchContinue reading “Using FanFiction for Writing Practice & Cinematic Therapy”