by Kristena Mears I’m a book hoarder. I have more books than I may ever read but I won’t let that stop me from buying more. Often, I’ll mull aways hours in a bookstore or a library and never buy one book, just to go back another day and come home with a stack chin high.… Read More The Bang at the Beginning – The First Sentence
Several years ago, there was a TV show called The Pretender. The show ran for six years from 1996 to 2000. The main character, Jerod, was a Pretender. Pretenders could become anything they wanted to be. As a child, Jerod was a prodigy who had been abducted and raised in a think tank called The Centre. He… Read More The Pretender… Read More The Pretender
And here we are again with the third and last part of my three-part series on writing prompts. The last couple weeks we have looked at some of the different reasons to use writing prompts and the value they have for us as writers. Today I want to look at the different types of prompts and where… Read More Writing Prompts Part III… Read More Writing Prompts Part III
Today I wanted to talk a little about writing prompts. How many of us use them? Not many, and not often. The more I use them the more I am convinced they are a necessary part of our writing. I have to admit that I have a love, hate relationship with them. They can drive… Read More Why do I Need to use Writing Prompts?… Read More Why do I Need to use Writing Prompts?
It didn’t take long for the frightened young Kaitlyn to settle in for the long flight. The little imp, who had been so petrified as she first stepped through the main cabin door, was now tirelessly bombarding the businessman next to her with questions. Meg, the flight attendant, could see the man’s frustration level reaching… Read More Friday Fiction – Plastic Wings… Read More Friday Fiction – Plastic Wings
“Slow down!” Mom yelled in my ear as I began my first turn. Her loud ranting made my ears ring and my hand seemed to move by itself to protect my precious hearing. “Get your hand back on the wheel!” She screeched at me again. Startled, I jumped, yanking the steering wheel with the hand remaining… Read More Friday Fiction – Student Driver… Read More Friday Fiction – Student Driver