i play a game of charades as though acting gifts identity strutting as aces, spades in search of the winning suit on after-school afternoons i preen before screens every mimicry an offering making your reflections my own i love you like the paparazzi cameras snapping, running through rain golden tabloid covers printed on… Continue reading gods
I entered into Scholastic Art & Writing a few months ago and the results are out! I'm so excited to announce that I won a silver key for Virtual Heaven. This is my first shot at finishing a completely original short sci-fi story. I had so much fun, and it was such a great experience… Continue reading Scholastic Silver Key Award
In the seat in front of me, a girl's voice teases upward into a laugh. Between the window and the seat, her face is framed by light and a smartphone pressed to her ear; she's talking to someone she loves. The sun is hard in its heat and soft in its rays, and swaddles me… Continue reading Snapshots, 090619
Hi everyone! It's been a while. I've been busy with family in town and school, but I really had to share this with you! As a writer and organization-loving person, I've always wanted a noveling app or software to plan, plot, write, and revise my stories. I also like things to be free, so that… Continue reading Wavemaker Noveling Software
prowling the plainssharpening your clawson the bones of your preyroaring just to hear yourselfslashing the air into ribbonsthat haunt the fields from border to borderbecause this is your territorygritty, fine, messythis dirt between clawsis homefinds its way into your coat of ironpart of you, as muchas your killer call:to hunt the inferiorexalt your alpha namesatiate… Continue reading Lion
Worldbuilding with APHG: Major Geographic Concepts like Scale and Location, Regions, Time Zones, Distance and Space-Time Compression, Spatial Interactions, and Mapping.
Darkness claimed me once, but God broke the chains. "She is mine," my God says. He sent his Son to bear my shame, my guilt, my brokenness, and he has set me free. I am free.
I'm so happy to announce I won an award for one of my flash fiction pieces! Last year I entered into the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in the flash fiction category. I found out today I received a Silver Key, which is defined as "Stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability."… Continue reading I Won a Writing Award!
My new poetry series: acrostics, beginning with piece #1, called Portal.
More getting-into-character poetry. This one is Anazor Revek, a side character in my sci-fi novel who is an empath and a counselor.