May Reading List

Hey everyone! Just want to give everyone the heads up that my May Reading List is officially up. I tried to include a couple different craft books and shift the focus back towards fiction now that National Poetry Month is over. There is a great poetry book for you all to look at, so definitely…

Small Dogs

I hate small dogs. Most of them are ugly, they get spoiled by their owners, and they have terrible attitudes as a result. I hate people that have all of these characteristics, too. I’m not going to limit my hatred to humans. There are some small dogs I know and knew personally who are and…

The Code

I wrote this after reading War and Peace at work today. I already forget the context, but there was a mention of the Codex Justinianus, which, I believe, was a part of the Roman law, which needed to be updated. The law was a significant part of Rome’s success, and is what makes our country…

The Doctor

I’m not entirely sure how I came up with this story. I’ve been sitting on it for a while. I had to do a lot of rearranging to get it to come out the way it did. If I had to guess what this was about, I think the main goal for this one was…

The Cold

I wrote this flash fiction piece on a cold day at work, but I don’t remember how I was actually inspired to write this up. I’ve been working on building tension so maybe that’s how this came to be. Hopefully by the end, you can’t wait to find out what happened! The Cold No one told…

Cliff Diving

This is one of the first stories I wrote on my typewriter after I ordered a new ribbon off Amazon. It’s a quick flash fiction piece with the most minuscule influence of an actual event that took place in my life. It’d be interesting to see if anyone I know picks up on it. So…

A Place I Once Lived

Hey everyone. This is the follow up (it was part of the same assignment given in class) to the previous post. Again, the title is the prompt. The idea with this and the last post was to write short pieces with only one sentence paragraphs. A Place You Once Lived I lived in an upstairs…